Facebook Messenger with hearts falling across the screen. 
Photo: Screenshot
Facebook Messenger with hearts falling across the screen. Photo: Screenshot
Facebook Messenger Camera filters for Valentines Day. 
Photo: Screenshot
Facebook Messenger Camera filters for Valentines Day. Photo: Screenshot
DURBAN - Facebook Messenger has added a new feature for couples who indicate that they are in a relationship on the social media platform.

Couples who become "Facebook Official" will get a notification from Messenger that will open up into your chat with your loved one.

This chat will have the following features:

1. Raining hearts: a shower of hearts will fall across your screen.
2. Special emoji: On the chat will be a custom emoji in the lower right corner. The custom emoji is the famous heart-eyes emoji, so you can express your love fast and easy.
3. Get personal: You can personalise and set up your own custom text colour, emoji, and nickname if your want to switch things up even further.
4. Chatting with bae: Your boyfriend/girlfriend will be the first person to display on the Active tab, so you can easily see when they are available to chat.


Messenger seems to be a popular platform to express love and affection. Facebook has found that emojis is the new language of love with people sharing more than 2 billion emojis every day using Messenger. Three of the top five most popular emojis are, the kiss emoji , the heart-eyes emoji , and the heart emoji

Also the Messenger Camera will have fun filters and effects if you are planning on sending a love note to someone on Valentine's Day. Some of these filters or effects include falling candy hearts and or a Queen f Hearts filter.



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