Facebook turns 14 this Sunday (4) and, to celebrate, it released special Friend Day functions. The platform’s anniversary has been called Friend’s Day since 2016. As in previous years, users can edit and share a video with photos of their friends on the social network. This time, Mark Zuckerberg’s website also released a series of awards, such as Best Friend ”,“ Best Listener ”and“ Know How to Make Me Laugh ”, which can be sent to honor loved ones. According to Facebook, more than 750 million new friendships are formed on the network every day.
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Facebook releases new features to celebrate Friend’s Day, anniversary of the social network – Photo: Disclosure / Facebook
On this «Friend’s Day on Facebook», people can see a different message when they open the website on the mobile application or on the PC. This is a personalized video for the date. The animation is done automatically, with photos and moments shared on the social network. To view and share your video, visit: www.facebook.com/friendsday.
In addition to your own video, you can create the Friends Awards, which are short videos with honors. There are ready-made templates, but you can also make new animated cards. Among the prizes available are: «Best Friend», «Best Listener», and «Sabe Me Make Me Laugh». Want to make a personalized award for a loved one? Follow the step by step. The procedure was performed on a computer, but the steps are similar on the cell phone.
Awards for Friends is Facebook’s new feature to celebrate Friend’s Day – Photo: Disclosure / Facebook
Step 1. Access the address: www.facebook.com/friendsday;
Access the Friend’s Day address – Photo: Reproduction / Tainah Tavares
Step 2: on the Friend’s Day homepage you will find your own video. To create a prize, click on the button located on the right until you get to the option «Create your prize for a friend»;
Click on the option: ‘Create your prize for a friend’ – Photo: Reproduction / Tainah Tavares
Step 3: after selecting the option «Create your prize for a friend», choose the contact you want to honor;
Choose the friend who will receive the award – Photo: Reproduction / Tainah Tavares
Step 4: When selecting the friend, you will find several options of honors. After choosing the one you want, click on «next». You can share the video on your friend’s timeline or send via Messenger.
After creating the tribute, share it in the feed or via Mesenger – Photo: Reproduction / Tainah Tavares
Ready! Your friend will receive, via share notification or Messenger, the animated tribute you created.
New camera filters were created for Friend’s Day. The idea is for the user to take a selfie with his friend using one of the three options available on the social network’s camera. To see how it works, click on the camera icon and then on the magic wand. See in this step by step how to find fun Facebook filters.
Friend’s Day on Facebook: social network releases new filters to make selfie with friend – Photo: Disclosure / Facebook
Facebook also invested this year in copyright videos to publicize the date. A series of five films highlights friendships around the world, each in its own way.
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