Facebook has introduced a number of new options for its Facebook and Instagram Messenger platforms.
When it involves Messenger, this replace brings a spread of recent options. New themes and stickers are coming to Messenger, together with Selene Chat themes and a brand new Star Wars sticker pack, which might have been becoming if this replace arrived two days in the past on May 4th.
The firm can be rolling out stickers to commemorate Asian and Pacific Islanders Month and to assist and lift consciousness about key points vital to these communities.
Additionally, Facebook can be including a push-to-talk-like function, however with a twist. To document a voice message, customers now solely must faucet the document button as soon as, as a substitute of getting to carry it, permitting them to maintain their fingers free. This function is coming to Instagram messenger quickly as nicely. The replace additionally provides ‘Swipe to archive,’ enabling you to dismiss messages swiftly with a fast swipe.
Meanwhile, Instagram customers on iOS (and shortly Android) will be capable to reply to images and movies with their very own media information. In this case, this implies pulling a selected message to the best to inform your pal you’re replying to the precise a part of the dialog together with an enhancement to learn receipts.
Previously, you needed to faucet a chat to see if a message had been learn. Now, all you need to do is examine your message listing.
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