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Facebook offers World Cup-themed games, effects

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Jakarta | Tue, June 12, 2018 | 04:31 pm
Facebook offers World Cup-themed games, effects

Facebook will release new features for soccer fans to welcome the 2018 FIFA World Cup, including games, filters and effects. (Facebook via Phone Arena/-)

Facebook has joined in the 2018 FIFA World Cup fever. The social media company has announced that it will release new content on both its Android and IOS platforms. The updates will have World Cup themes and will be released on the next update to arrive in the Google App Store and Google Play Store. 

From games, to filters and effects, Facebook will be releasing new features for soccer fans, as reported by Phone Arena.

For instance, new animations can be used to support a fan's favorite team by using specific phrases in their news feed. A range of reality stickers of players at the World Cup will also be available by tapping on the effect wand on Facebook and Messenger.

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Both Facebook and the Messenger Camera apps will allow users to use the World Cup-themed effects. Soccer fans will be able to use these filters and send them to chatrooms with their friends.

On the day before the tournament starts, they can celebrate with their fandoms by having a profile frame of their favorite team at the World Cup.

Finally, Facebook will also release a number of World Cup-related games that fans can play with friends. (ely/wng)

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