Facebook Messenger: Send Text Messages with Effects


Facebook Messenger, is a free messaging and communication application, available for Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Windows Phone and BlackBerry OS. Through it, the user can send and receive text messages, calls, group video calls and it even offers live video chat experiences, like other instant messaging apps Facebook Messenger synchronizes contacts with the Smartphone to provide the user a complete communication experience at all times.

Facebook Messenger, the messaging app of the future?

Formerly Facebook Messenger was known as Facebook chat, however the company decides to renew its messaging service and launches as App Messenger, after several updates the company manages to separate its messaging service making users have to download Facebook and Facebook independently Messenger, thus becoming the application we know today.

Facebook Messenger tries to offer the user everything in one place that is why through recent updates it is possible to interact through it from other applications like Instagram, Facebook itself (of course), Portal and Oculus (coming soon), not to mention that it allows users to personalize their chats through emoticons, stickers, GIFs, animated effects and chat themes with original fun colors.

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This app has also developed a ephemeral modeTo activate it, the user will be able to send messages that last until he leaves the chat, being this innovative and highly useful proposal for some users; on the other hand, it has included the «dark mode» so preferred by those who prefer to rest their eyes in the dark, all with a view to becoming one of the instant messaging apps preferred by users.

How to activate text effects in Messenger

Following this commitment to improve the user experience in the application, Facebook Messenger has toadded a pack of new effects To personalize the chats and make them more fun, these effects are embedded in the text bubbles and you can find various options such as text with hearts, text on fire, text wrapped in a gift and decoration with circles.

Using these effects is really simple, you just have to enter the Facebook Messenger application, enter the chat you want and write the text you want to send, then you must select the magnifying glass icon or search and this will display a list with a preview of the available effects, if this does not happen you will have to select the effects tab, from here you just have to select the animation of your liking and press send.

Send messages with effects in Messenger

Today, the Facebook messaging app, Messenger, continues to update its platform to make the user experience more entertaining and satisfying, from joining the Instagram inbox to the Messenger app, to the implementation of effects in the messages that you send.

Messages with effects are a fun alternative, which gives a special touch to your chats, with this option you can send bubbles of chat surrounded by hearts, fire or wrapped as a gift for the recipient to open. This update has made chat windows more interactive, to have access to these functions you just have to update the Facebook Messenger app to its latest version.

Put fire in Messenger messages

To achieve these fun effects in your chat bubbles, you must enter any Messenger conversation, write the message you want and before sending it tap the magnifying glass icon on the top bar of the text box, here you can see all the available effects that at the moment are hearts, fire and the gift. In this case you select the fire and only press send, at the end you will be able to see your message surrounded by two small flames.

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Heart effect on messages

To send the text in flames you just have to follow the steps described above and select the fire effect in this way the desired message With the text on fire, the text can also be displayed on fire by both parties, both the user who sends and the user who receives, the steps are identical if you want to send the text surrounded by hearts, the difference is that you must select the hearts effect .

Text with circles

In the latest updates, Facebook has added a new effect for chat bubbles, this is’the decorated message‘and by selecting it, you will be able to decorate your chat bubble with different colorful geometric figures, to achieve this effect you repeat the previous procedure, go to a chat, write something and press the magnifying glass icon where the different effects are shown, including the option of the decorated text or ‘with circles’.

Why don’t I see the effects in Messenger?

There is the possibility that the user can’t preview these animationsThis may be because the application is outdated and it does not have the latest version, it must be remembered that these functions are developing and improving with each update, that is why we invite you to keep up to date with recent updates.

In case the user who receives the message with the effect does not have the latest update, it is very likely that he will see the text bubble the same as always, with the difference that at the end he will find a phrase similar to this: «sent with effect of (the selected effect)«

We cannot forget to mention that for the user’s convenience this application also has its Lite version which weighs less, only 10 MBHowever, it is necessary to make it clear that it does not offer all the customization options detailed above.

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