Facebook Messenger ‘Dark Mode’ unlockable through emoji easter egg

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Facebook Messenger has a new secret mode that’s easier on the eyes, unlocked with an emoji easter egg.

To unlock the new dark mode, send a crescent moon emoji to someone.

This will trigger a shower of moons on your screen and a notification will appear telling you that you have unlocked dark mode.

The mode is unlocked only by using the specific crescent moon emoji.

Make sure your messenger app is updated before trying to unlock the new mode.

Facebook originally teased the new dark mode back in October of last year.

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