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Facebook launching 2 new emojis to show caring for loved ones

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Facebook launching 2 new emojis to show caring for loved ones

Social media giant Facebook is adding emojis to Messenger and its website, featuring a hug and a heart.They’re being rolled out to users. The hug is available for reacting to posts on Facebook, and the heart is for reacting to content on Messenger, a texting app, HITC reported.The changes come as the company had 2.6 billion monthly users on average in March, up 10% compared to a year earlier. Its daily user base during the month grew 11% to an average of 1.73 billion.CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday during a conference call that the pandemic and stay-at-home orders around the world are leading to faster adoption of new communications trends, such as video communications and small, private group chats. Livestreams, which before the virus were used mainly to broadcast physical events, are now being used by teachers, entertainers and religious institutions to hold virtual classes, concerts and services.

Social media giant Facebook is adding emojis to Messenger and its website, featuring a hug and a heart.

They’re being rolled out to users. The hug is available for reacting to posts on Facebook, and the heart is for reacting to content on Messenger, a texting app, HITC reported.

The changes come as the company had 2.6 billion monthly users on average in March, up 10% compared to a year earlier.

Its daily user base during the month grew 11% to an average of 1.73 billion.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday during a conference call that the pandemic and stay-at-home orders around the world are leading to faster adoption of new communications trends, such as video communications and small, private group chats.

Livestreams, which before the virus were used mainly to broadcast physical events, are now being used by teachers, entertainers and religious institutions to hold virtual classes, concerts and services.

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