Facebook messenger is getting an update for its mobile app. The new features include three new chat themes, a quick reply bar, QR code scanning, and payment links.
New Chat themes
The latest update brings three new themes in the Messenger app to personalize your chatting experience. The name of these three themes is Olivia Rodrigo, F9, and the World Oceans Day theme. The first is for the fans of Olivia Rodrigo and comes just in time for the singer’s newly released album, Sour. F9 theme is for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Fast and Furious franchise. The remaining World Oceans Day theme lets you explore the oceans. Users can access these themes in Messenger and Instagram from – Theme under the chat setting.
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Quick reply bar
This updated reply bar makes it easier for messenger users to reply to media content quickly. The multimedia message that appears in the quick reply bar at the bottom allows you to send a response right from the media viewer without returning to the main chat.
QR and payment
A messenger brings the new QR codes and payment link features that allow users to send and request money with facebook pay. You can send or receive even if you are not connected on Facebook. Users can access their QR code and payment link in Messenger settings under the Facebook Pay option. For now, the QR codes and payment links feature is only rolling out to Messenger users in the US.