You Can Now Use Threaded Replies on Messenger

MakeUseOf | 3/23/2019 | Dave Parrack
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Facebook Messenger can now handle threaded replies. In a nutshell, this means you can reply specifically to one comment in a chat without derailing the whole conversation. Which makes it especially useful for group chats involving multiple people.

Creating a threaded reply in Facebook Messenger is extremely simple. All you need to do is press and hold down on the individual message to which you want to reply. Alongside the existing option to add an emoji, you’ll now see a “Reply” button.

Click - Response - Message - Conversation - Message

Click this, and write your response as normal. When you hit send, your message will be added to the conversation, but with the original message attached as a quote. So while everyone in the chat will be able to see it, they’ll know who you’re addressing.

You could find this useful in a one-on-one chat; if, for example, the conversation has moved on and you want to address something said earlier. However, threaded replies are particularly useful in group chats where multiple subjects...
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