Messenger is now getting some serious features nowadays. Last time we saw the devs giving Dark Mode to the app, that too hidden in the app itself. Now they are giving us the feature of Swipe to Reply feature as well.
This new feature is the same feature that we can see on WhatsApp as well. Just swipe right holding the message you want t0 reply to and type your message and send. Recently, Facebook also gave a feature in which you can check the status in the chat itself. Yes, this feature is now coming on the Messenger as well.
This update is the server side, so you cannot get it by installing anyMessenger beta app as for now.
Source: Android Police
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