Updated: February 13, 2021 10:39:31 am
With Lunar New year celebrations underway, social media giants Facebook and Instagram have come up with several tools on the platform to join in on the fun.
From stickers to AR effects and filters, both the platforms have come up with themed features for those people looking to celebrate on social media.
On Instagram, to commemorate the occasion, the platform has come up with a new story feature which simply compiles people’s celebrations from around the world.
To be a part of the story, one must use any of the Year of the Ox stickers in their stories.
The platforms also released new AR effects and filters, in line with the occasion, which users can add to their stories. The new features will be available on the platform through February 17.
— @SHUBIN JOHN (@shubin_john) February 11, 2021
Meanwhile, on Facebook, a new animation for the ‘Like’ logo was introduced, marking the occasion.
— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) February 10, 2021
Every year in February, Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is celebrated around the world. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox and falls on February 12.