Messenger from Fb Desktop Apps Spruce Up for the Holidays
Messenger said the apps will be updated with a variety of new features specifically for the desktop, including augmented reality effects, filters, and stunning 360-degree backgrounds.
New sticker packs are also being introduced for the holidays.
Users who want to access any of the holiday filters and effects can all open the Messenger desktop and either start a video call, create a room, or open the app's camera. Clicking the smiley face will bring up the Filters and Backgrounds tabs.
Holiday-themed AR Effects launched on Wednesday include: Christmas Elf, Christmas Tree Hat, Festive Lights, Golden New Year, Grumpy Yeti, Santa's Round, Snow Day, and Winter Village
The new Christmas sticker packs include “Bye 2020”, New Year's Eve, Christmas and Hanukkah with Dreidel.
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