- Facebook Messenger announced three new enhanced features today.
- These three features include QR Code scanning for payments, quick reply, and new Chat Themes.
- Currently, these features rolled out for iOS users
Social Media Tech Giant Facebook brings three new features for its Messenger platform. These features include QR Code scanning for payments, quick replies, and new Chat Themes.
Currently, these features are rolling out for iOS devices. Facebook announced:
“We’re excited to share three new messaging features that will boost your Messenger experience. We’ve added new chat themes to help personalize and enhance your conversations and a quick reply bar that makes it easier to respond to the content shared by your friends and family. You’ll also find QR codes and payment links in Messenger that enable you to send and receive money from anyone, even if you’re not Facebook friends”
QR codes and Payments
QR codes and payment links through the instant messaging app- Facebook Messenger lets users send and receive money from anyone. For this, it is not necessary that the user must be on Facebook.
Right now, this feature is rolling out for US Messenger users. People don’t require to download any application for payment.
How to Use?
Go to the Messenger Settings and click on “Facebook Pay,” then share the payment link or allow a friend to scan the QR code.
New Chat Themes
Facebook is rolling out new Chat themes for Facebook Messenger as well as Instagram. These new themes will completely transform the background of your chat. The new Themes added are Olivia’s new album, Sour, World Oceans Day chat theme, and a new F9 chat theme.
How to Apply?
To select new Themes, Go to the chat settings and tap on Themes.
Quick reply bar
Facebook has added support for a new quick reply bar to the Messenger media viewer. This feature will make it easy for people to reply to the chat without going back to the main thread.
How it can be done?
Just tap on the video or the photo, a new response screen will appear quickly. Send your replies.
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