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Facebook Announces the Return of Messenger Polls 2020

Even though they were not gone for good but their absence prompted a meaningful enough reaction that Facebook has today announced that polls are back on Messenger again in play within your chat streams.

Facebook Messenger Polls

This is not the first time Facebook Messenger polls are launched, on the contrary, they were first launched back in 2016. However, recently, they were removed as a part of Facebook’s “Lightspeed” revamp of the Facebook Messenger App, which seeks to declutter presentation besides streamlining its operations.

Facebook Announces the Return of Messenger Polls 2020 | DMC

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However, for now, Messenger polls have returned, not just that but also they come with a new and fresh look along with an improved response.

In light of that Facebook mentioned “Power users of the previous version of Polls will note that we’ve refreshed the look and feel with new colors and an updated button to vote. We’ve also added Polls to the Messenger Desktop app, available for both Mac and Windows users.”
The pictures below show the original Messenger poll format:

Facebook Announces the Return of Messenger Polls 2020 | DMC

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Anyhow, the new polls look new and way cooler as well as being built into the new updated Facebook Messenger framework.
They are available on iOS, Andriod, desktop, and web.

How to Create a Messenger Poll?

  1. First, Tap on + and select polls in a group chat.
  2. From this point you can add a question for your friends to vote by selecting type in the Poll Question.
  3. Finally, select options, then tap on Create Poll to submit your topic to the group chat.

Now, it is available to add polls for all Messenger group threads with more than two chat participants. Of course, it is great to have this feature back on Messenger as it is a way to stay connected with others in a simple, easy, and engaging way.

How to Participate in Messenger Polls?

It is as easy as creating the polls, make sure you do the following:

  1. First, tap anywhere on the Poll in the chat thread to bring up the Polls details screen.
  2.   Second, Select Polls Option(s), select your answer and then submit it easily.
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