Apple Looking To Bring New Features To iMessage And FaceTime

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A new Apple job listing posted today for Communications Application Engineer seems to indicate that the company is looking to make significant improvements to the FaceTime and iMessage applications in the next iOS update, as pointed out by AppleBitch.

According to the listing, Apple is looking for someone who will ‘take the revolutionary iPhone to the next level’ and will be responsible for implementing new features to its existing FaceTime and iMessage applications. It is being speculated that Apple may be looking to implement more features to FaceTime in order to compete with services like Skype, with features like group video calling.

Similarly, the company may be looking to improve on the number of users utilizing iMessage for sending messages, as compared to other messaging apps like Whatsapp, which has a much bigger user base due to its cross-platform compatibility.