On Thursday, Facebook launched Messenger Day, a feature within Messenger that offers the ability to share disappearing photos and videos with Facebook Friends and followers. Coming right out of the gate with over 5,000 stickers, frames, and effects, Messenger Day is poised to snag market share from Snapchat, arguably the first and most-successful mainstream social network to build a platform around temporary content.
Within Messenger Day, a photo can be taken with face-mapped masks and filters, then shared to your “Day,” a special feed comprised of the shared, expiring content. This feature may be recognized by anyone who uses Instagram stories, as they share many similar interface elements.
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