Are Apple Trying To Hard?

Apple have introduced a new patent photo background so that we can remember who we are talking to when messaging them, in theory it sounds like a good idea, however, the practicality of may not be what it seems. The new layout gives the impression that things could get crowed, especially onImage group chats,having loads of pictures behind the chat, messaging should really be about it prime objective; chatting,trying to add images to texts is unnecessary.