Your News Feed is about to get a lot more colorful.
Facebook is updating the list of words that, when included in a status update, trigger hidden animations.
The social network has been experimenting with these for awhile – you’ve probably seen them on posts with the words “congratulations” or “xoxo” (or some variation thereof.) When posted, these words appear as a different color and clicking on them triggers a brief animation (balloons or hearts, for example.)
Now, Facebook is updating the list of words that triggers these animations. Additions include: “rad,” “bff,” “lmao,” and “thank you so much.” All of those words will now come with their own colors and animation effects. Read more…