Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is never shy about making changes that it feels will benefit the user experience. This has been the case since day one, and will likely continue well into the future. For example, we talked about this new feature a couple months ago. Now, we have something more exciting for those who are always turning to the social networking site for fun.
According to a recent report by Digital Spy, “Facebook has added the option to attach stickers to private message on its web-based service.”
For some, this may not be anything they ever consider using. However, you can be rest assured that there are people who will wear out this feature by using it at every opportunity.
There is no denying the fact that this feature is targeted more towards the younger generation, but you can expect almost everybody to take a second look at some point in time.
When accessing messages, you can access this feature by clicking the “sticker store” icon found in the emoticons menu. From there, you can browse the sticker store to find what you are looking for.
At this time, there are 15 free sets of stickers to choose from. One of the most popular is sure to be the stickers based on the popular movie, Despicable Me 2.
Is this really a new feature for Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)? Not exactly. As you may recall, the company rolled out stickers on its Facebook messenger apps. That being said, this is the first time you will be able to use the feature within your web browser.
As noted above, it makes sense that Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) added this feature as a means of attracting and maintaining interest among younger users. These people are always looking for something that adds excitement to the social networking site, and the ability to add stickers to messages is just another cool feature for doing so.
Right now, this new feature is available and people are already beginning to use it. Whether or not this is something that “sticks” is still up in the air. It is safe to say that Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is hoping for big things, especially interest from the younger demographic.
If nothing else, this will add more functionality to those who are sending messages via their web browser.