Facebook Messenger adds quoted replies to better organize group chats
Date: 21 March 2019
Facebook Messenger is getting a new feature that may make organizing a group chat that little bit easier. The new feature, which is rolling out today, allows you to reply to specific messages within a group chat.
The feature is basically an expansion of the existing reaction emojis. So now when you hold down on a message, you’ll be able to add a reaction, or hit the “reply” button and add a reply to that message. The message that you reply with does appear in line with the rest of the group chat, so it will still show up at the bottom of the chat as usual, but the message you’re replying to will be quoted, ensuring that members of the chat know what you’re talking about.
Facebook is rolling out the new messaging reply feature to Facebook Messenger on Wednesday, and it’s coming to both iOS and Android.