The 7 New Features That Are About to Radically Change iPhone Messages

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At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference today the company announced several big changes coming with the next release of its phone operating system, iOS. For starters, Messages is getting a very fun (and very Facebook-influenced) overhaul that gives users more ways to send texts, including video and giant emoji. (And keeps Apple competitive with Facebook’s hugely popular standalone messaging service.)

IOS 10 won’t be released till the fall, but here are the seven biggest changes that your friends will be irritating you with a year from now.