iMessage will soon be a lot more expressive.
Apple’s Messages app is slated for a massive overhaul in iOS 10. Among the planned features: stickers, doodles, handwritten messages, “invisible ink,” custom animations and support for third-party apps.
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If all that sounds familiar, it’s likely because many of the features are similar to those on Snapchat and Facebook and many other messaging platforms.
Here’s a look at some of the newest features coming to Apple’s Messages app, and how they compare to features offered by Snapchat and others. Note that this is based on an early developer beta version of iOS 10, so it’s likely that there will be some changes between now and the formal release of the mobile operating system this fall. …