Thursday, March 23, 2017

Facebook adds Mentions and Reactions to group chats on Messenger

Facebook is making group conversations in Messenger a lot more like… well, Facebook. You can now use reactions during group conversations, as well as tag specific people using the ‘@’ symbol. The reactions are useful for the same reason they are on Facebook proper – they give you more ways to acknowledge you’ve read a post and express your feelings towards it instead of a generic Like. In fact, Messenger also offers a thumbs down reaction, something you can’t use on Facebook. Here it’s probably meant to serve more as a ‘no’ than a ‘dislike’ button, which will come in handy…

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