Senate approves $1.9 trillion stimulus bill Apple's iMac Pro to be discontinued Coming 2 America review Tom Cruise deepfakes Best Buy's 3-day sale Raya and the Last Dragon

Facebook Messenger adds new effects, facial recognition and Uber

The social network packs several new features into its chatting app, including Photo Magic facial recognition. Also, learn how to change your chat colors and book an Uber ride through the app.

Facebook calls it Photo Magic. But if you call it creepy, there's a way to take it off.

In this CNET Update, watch to learn about all the new features in the Facebook Messenger app. Not only will you find winter fun and other chat effects, but you can also get a free ride from Uber:

Now playing: Watch this: Facebook Messenger adds new effects, facial recognition...
2:42

CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under three minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every afternoon for a breakdown of the big stories, hot devices, new apps, and what's ahead. Subscribe to the podcast via the links below.

Subscribe:

iTunes (HD) | iTunes (SD) | iTunes (HQ) | iTunes (MP3)

RSS (HD) | RSS (SD) | RSS (HQ)| RSS (MP3)

Download the audio version of today's episode:

Facebook Messenger adds new effects, facial recognition and Uber