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 best”
- Colorful Confetti activated by – “best wishes”
- Celebration Balloons activated by “congrats” OR “congratulations”
- Hearts activated by “xo” OR “xoxo” OR “xoxoxo”
- Thumbs Up activated by “you got this” OR “you’ve got this” OR “you can do it”
- Flowers activated by “wonderful time”
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:
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.
- 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.