Facebook Text Delights – List of words and animations

Cracking new ways of linking, connecting and sharing in meaningful ways has always been Facebook’s top mission. The giant social network has been experimenting with different ways to make the World more open and connected, and Facebook Text Delights is one of them.

Facebook Delights are a new form of sharing and activating diverse communities around emotions and values. By tapping into very normal and natural behavior, Facebook Delights take regular text and converts words and phrases into wonderful animations to share with friends and family to express intentions and emotions.

What is Facebook Text Delights

Facebook Text Delights is a collection of special words and phrases. So, when a Facebook user types one of those special words/phrase in their updates/comments, the text color changes. When a recipient clicks on this colorized word, animations trigger on screen. Balloons, hearts, stars, claps, emojis, etc. are few examples.

Basically, Facebook Text Delights give a feeling of celebration to the Facebook Users.

Enable & use Facebook Text Delight Animations

Enabling Facebook Delights is very easy, all you need ‘TYPE’ the correct word/phrase. Let’s list down all the special words which a part of the Facebook Text Delights feature; you can test these words by simply using them in your comments on Facebook.

  • A Flying Star activated by – “you’re the bestFacebook text delights
  • Colorful Confetti activated by – “best wishesFacebook text delights
  • Celebration Balloons activated by “congrats” OR “congratulationsFacebook text delights
  • Hearts activated by “xo” OR “xoxo” OR “xoxoxoFacebook text delights
  • Thumbs Up activated by “you got this” OR “you’ve got this” OR “you can do itFacebook text delights
  • Flowers activated by “wonderful timeFacebook text delights

Facebook Text Delights For Other Languages

Facebook Text Delights also covers special words from other languages. For instance, following are a few Hindi language Facebook text delights:

Facebook text delights

So, to try them you can simply type the above mentioned English words/phrases translated into your own or desired language.

Facebook Delights For “Life Events”

Facebook has also updated animations associated with reactions to “life events,” like engagements and weddings. When Facebook users add a reaction to a “life event,” the reaction will come alongside animated reactions that fill the update.

Popular Facebook Delights That No Longer Work

Facebook keeps adding new words to text delights feature, and few gain a lot of popularity. Yet, once very popular these are some of the texts delights that no longer work.

  • rad
  • radness
  • bff
  • bffs
  • lmao
  • thank you so much
  • happy earth day
  • happy Mother’s Day

Facebook is surely spicing up the news feed with these colorful animations. Well, if you come across any new special word, do let us know we will add that to this list.

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Ankit Gupta is a writer by profession and has more than 7 years of global writing experience on technology and other areas. He follows technological developments and likes to write about Windows & IT security. He has a deep liking for wild life and has written a book on Top Tiger Parks of India.