Facebook recently announced its bringing a new set of features to its Messenger app, which includes a quick reply bar for fast response to images, QR codes, and a new set of chat themes.
Messenger Quick Reply Bar
With the new Quick reply bar, messenger users can tap on a photo or video and send a response via the quick reply which lays at the bottom of the user screen and after which swipe up to exit the full screen media layout to return to the main thread.
Messenger New Chat Theme
Facebook is adding three new set of chat themes to beautify the chat background of its messenger app which will be available in both cross apps Messenger and Instagram and can be accessed by going to the chat settings. The themes include Olivia Rodrdigo, World Oceans Day, and Fast and Furious (F9).
You can gain access to the chat theme in the Messenger media viewer after updating your messenger app to the latest version from your app store, and its purpose is to enable users chat about media published by their friends without heading back to the main chat thread.
QR Code and Payment Link
Furthermore, the social company is adding yet a QR codes and payment links for use with Facebook Pay service, allowing users to initiate payments even while off Facebook. To access this, simply go to the Messenger settings inside the app and tap on “Facebook Pay.” Users can share their payment link or allow friends to scan the QR code to send or request money from them.
All new features are already rolling out now to all Facebook Messenger users, after updating the app from the users individual app stores.