If you ever need to let your friends know exactly where you are, jump into a chat with them, hit the three dots and choose Location.Your friend will instantly get a map showing your precise position.In addition to sharing your Story, you will be able to share your photos and videos with certain friends using the Direct option..However, unlike Snapchat’s pre-approved set of lenses and filters, Facebook’s Camera Effects are only created by the community.Group Video Chat is available, by default, to show the faces of six people but you can add more friends (up to 50) at any time during the text conversation, or call.Download the latest version of Messenger and either open a group conversation, or create a new one.'Try them out - you can take a selfie and transform into a reindeer or play with falling snow or even just ask someone how they are doing - it's the perfect way to spread a little happiness in your messages'.
I'm not doing this [going public] for me, I'm doing this for people who would be upset and afraid and pay.
I don't want them to do the same thing to other people.
'We are especially excited to debut 3D masks and special effects, which make it super easy to apply an artistic filter to your full screen photo and to turn your world into a work of art,' said Facebook.
People and Pages will be able to develop and submit frames that, once approved, can be used by other people with photos and videos they want to share on Facebook.
Facebook said it has added the new function because “the way people communicate is changing - photos and videos are being used to share more than ever.” Camera Effects will allow people to “express themselves”, whether that’s at an event or as a location filter.