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Facebook Messenger brings new features to foray

Facebook Messenger is now including the addition of live emojis, screenshots, filters, and masks for user video chats.

Finally, you too can emote in real-time

Have a hard time expressing emotions? Worry no more. FB Messenger will allow video participants to amplify four key emotions: surprise, anger, sadness, and of course, laughter.

Though each will vary in animation, a bubbling of applicable emojis will curtail how a user is feeling, with sadness adding virtual tears to your sincerity.

If you’re not in the mood to amp your emotion, you can add a whimsical mask (such as puppy, or rabbit ears, just to name a few) very much a kin to the popular feature found in Snapchat.

Look your best with filters

Real-time filters will enable users to make tweaks to lighting, go black and white, or perhaps add a sheen of stars and hearts, should the mood arise.

The addition of screen captures will allow FB video users a feature already familiar to most other platforms.

Facebook is looking more and more like a competitor to Snapchat when it comes to adding fun effects. This is a clever trend to exploit if Facebook is looking to reach more millennials, the foundation of Snapchat’s user base.

What’s your favourite platform to talk live? Let us know in the comments below.

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