Social media company Facebook has added three new features to its messaging platform Messenger. With these new features, Facebook Messenger users can scan the QR code and make payments. Along with this, two other features launched in Facebook Messenger are quick reply bar and new chat themes. Facebook has added a QR code payment feature for US users. With the help of this feature, users can send money and request money by scanning the QR code with the help of Facebook Pay.
QR Code and Payment Links
After the new feature of Facebook Messenger, users will not need to download the ‘Facebook Pay’ app separately. On the app, users will have to set the setting option of Messenger for Facebook users for personal QR code and payment link. Here users have to click on ‘Facebook Pay’ option. From here users can share the payment link as well as scan the QR code for payment. Also read: OnePlus launches new 4K Smart TV series in India at an initial price of Rs 39,999, know the features
quick reply bar
Facebook has also added support for the new quick reply bar on its Messenger app. For quick replies, Facebook has added a quick reply bar to the Messenger media viewer. Here the option of photo or video and quick reply is available on tapping. Also read: Facebook is bringing smartwatch, will be launched with two cameras and heart rate monitor
new chat theme
In the new feature launched by Facebook, the company has also rolled out new themes for Messenger and Instagram. Added to this new theme are Olivia New Album, Solar, World Ocean Day chat theme and new F9 chat theme. Users can choose the new theme by going to Messenger’s Settings menu and tapping on Themes.
Earlier this month, at its annual developers conference, Facebook added AR-based filter features during video calling. Facebook has introduced this feature for both Instagram and Messenger.