What you need to know
- Facebook Messenger is getting new features today.
- There are some brand new chat themes to celebrate Olivia Rodrigo and Fast & Furious 9.
- It's also getting a quick reply bar, and QR codes and payment links
New chat themes for your conversations include a new theme to celebrate Olivia Rodrigo and her new album Sour, a World Oceans Day theme, and an F9 theme to celebrate the latest Fast & Furious Movie.
Facebook is also bringing some cool new features to Messenger:
On top of the quick reply bar, US Messenger users will now be able to use QR codes and payment links to send money with Facebook Pay, even if they're not on Facebook:
Facebook's announcement indicates all of these features are readily available to Messenger users.
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