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Facebook Messenger is getting a surprising new Valentine’s Day update

By Rachel Kraus


Ten years ago, the pressure my fellow teens and I felt to make a budding relationship “Facebook Official” was real. But with fewer teenagers than ever using Facebook (in favor of Snapchat), and with us now-twenty-somethings living our lives on Instagram, the stress-inducing relationship status feature has become blissfully irrelevant.

Now, Facebook might be trying to reverse that trend — using Valentine’s Day as its weapon.

On Tuesday, Facebook …

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