Check these newly launched features on Instagram and Facebook Messenger; Here's how they work

ZeeBiz WebTeam | May 07, 2021, 05:08 PM IST

Facebook, Instagram new features: In good news for Facebook Messenger and Instagram users across the globe, these social media giants have come up with a lot of new features, which include two new chat themes, hands-free audio recording, new seen status, and more.

 

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Facebook and Instagram: New Themes

Facebook and Instagram: New Themes

The two new chat themes of Messenger and Instagram include- Star Wars and Netflix’s Selena: The Series and these can be activated from the chat settings under ‘Theme’. Besides that, users of Instagram will be able to send a visual reply in DMs, the Zee Media bureau reported. Facebook Photo

 

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Stories

Stories

According to the report, this feature is already available in Stories, and it allows users to send a reply with another photo or video. This feature is only for iOS now and it will soon be launched on Android. Reuters Photo

 

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How to Use

How to Use

To use the feature, simply tap the camera icon to respond with a photo or video of your own. If you are an audio messaging fan, the company is making it easier to go hands-free with tap-to-record on Messenger. Reuters Photo

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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

Now it has become easier to send audio messages on Messenger as you just have to tap the microphone button and record your message hands-free. A similar feature will be unveiled on Instagram too. For now, its users can only see if their messages have been read. Reuters Photo

 

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Instagram

 Instagram

Meanwhile, Instagram has this feature that lets users see when their message has been “seen”. For instance, it will show if your message was “seen now” or “seen 7h ago”. Reuters Photo