Facebook Messenger will try to be the third wheel in your new relationship
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Just ahead of Valentines Day, Facebook is adding a few features to Messenger thatll appear for new couples, ranging from mostly innocuous tweaks to cloying changes thatll remind both of you that Facebook is always watching and trying to embed itself deeper into the fabric of your lives.
First, after confirming youre in a relationship with someone, a messenger chat will open up between the two of you, which sounds super helpful in 2018, a year in which its totally possible that people in a relationship have never chatted online. When you open the chat, hearts will fall across your screen. Facebook will then display a prompt to set custom emoji, nicknames, and colors for the chat. The default emoji will also be changed to the face…