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Facebook comments get a little less wordy as Stickers roll out

Facebook has announced it is rolling out its colourful Sticker images and animations to comments on the site.

The stickers, which were only previously available through Messenger, will now be available through comments on Timeline, Group and Event posts.

Users will be able to click the smiley button in the commenting field in order to add a horde of images to to their responses.

Facebook’s Bob Baldwin, announcing the news, said users will be able to “express a variety of more nuanced reactions,” which will be great for those folks who haven’t quite mastered the nuances of the English language just yet.

Baldwin wrote: “Stickers have been a delightful way to communicate in messages, and I’m happy to announce we’re bringing them to comments across Facebook. Just tap the smiley face icon in the bottom-right of any comment field to pick a sticker to send.

“It’ll be available to all posts from people, in groups, and on events now. I think stickers will allow people to reply to a variety of posts in a more fun way than words alone. You can now easily show your excitement for a post with good news, cheer up a friend who’s feeling down, and express a variety of more nuanced reactions.”

Stickers in comments are rolling out worldwide in the next 24 hours or so. Good thing or a bad thing? Let us know below.

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Via TechCrunch

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