Feeling too tired to type your next grand status update on Facebook? Ok, no problem! Simply tap the mic icon on the status update composer menu on Facebook app and speak your status and then hit upload. That could be the future as Facebook is thinking of introducing voice clips as part of users status updates.
The feature will be available as a new ‘Add Voice Clip‘ option if Facebook decides to roll it out worldwide. Currently, the social network is conducting some test runs on the feature on a small click of users in India.
Your Facebook friends will see a waveform in their News Feed, and when they click it, they will hear your recorded voice clip. For those people to whom the beta feature is already available to, it does not appear like there is a length limitation to the recording.
“We are always working to help people share and connect with their friends and family on Facebook in ways that are authentic to them. Voice clips gives people a new medium through which to express themselves,” said Facebook in a statement to TechCrunch.
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