TIL… Facebook is testing a prayer posts feature for groups pic.twitter.com/H18SDIpui3
— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) June 3, 2021
The screenshot provided few details:
Introducing Prayer Posts
You may enable group members to ask for and respond to prayers in a post. You can manage Prayer Request posts and who can create them in Group Settings.
Another tweet from June 1 also showed the same message in mobile view:
Very strange new feature of Facebook. Prayer posts? I’m assuming there was a big need for this, otherwise fb wouldn’t have implemented it? pic.twitter.com/tGGv4MIhJC
— Why Vote Republican if it’s rigged (@YangMeFaitRire) June 1, 2021
The message has appeared as far back as December 2020.
In April 2021, it was featured in a tweet from Robert P. Jones, the CEO and founder of the Public Religion Research…