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New Facebook App Lets You Put Stickers All Over Your Photos

Facebook may have found a way to make Messenger a little stickier for users.

Facebook may have found a way to make Messenger a little stickier for users.

The company on Friday released a new app called Stickered for Messenger, which allows users to add stickers to their photos before sending them along to friends via Facebook’s standalone messaging service.

The app links to your Messenger account so you can send “stickered” photos directly to your friends, but it doesn’t support other messaging platforms, according to a company spokesperson. The photos do save to your camera roll so you could send them over other services like WhatsApp or WeChat in that way.

Facebook described the app as “lightweight” in a blog post, which seems to imply it’s more of a fun experiment than something with long-term business implications. It may, however, give users more of a reason to use Messenger on a regular basis, which would certainly help Facebook’s business down the road. They could also charge for stickers, although that doesn’t seem like it would provide much of a boon to Facebook’s multi-billion dollar revenue stream.

The app is available Friday on Android and “coming soon” for iOS.

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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