Facebook's Mother's Day Special – Purple flower icon and more!
Facebook's virtual flower icon will be accessible between 7 and 9 May.
New Delhi: Facebook has something special for all wonderful mothers. The social networking giant is celebrating Mother’s Day with all women across the world by releasing new stickers and flowers.
“For those countries that celebrate Mother’s Day this coming weekend, we’ve created a special new feature for you to send flowers to your Mom, your friends who are Moms, and of course, all the other people that make your life great - no matter if they are Moms or not,” Facebook writes in a post.
It says that the virtual flower icon will be accessible between 7 and 9 May.
On the ocassion of Mother's Day, which is celebrated on second Sunday of May each year, Facebook will allow users to send virtual flowers on its Messenger chat application along with new stickers.
The post further adds: “For a short time, people will start seeing a new purple flower icon in Messenger. Tap on the flower to decorate your messages - text, photos, GIFs and more - with colorful blooms. The person you're sending the message to will see the flowers on their end, too.”