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Facebook tests ombré-colored comments

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If you’ve ever wanted gradient-style colored comments to match your colorful statuses, Facebook is conducting a test right now to bring the rainbow to you. Currently, only a select few users can see the test, and it appears to only work on mobile. Colorful status updates first came to Facebook’s Android app last December, and Facebook recently adopted the feature on WhatsApp.

You can likely foresee the many ways that colored comments could go wrong. Just imagine people going on a vicious bender and posting comments in garish orange and green on a status they hate. Maybe it would be a cheerful way to start the holiday season, with red-and-green Christmas-themed comments, but it seems more likely to become the perfect way to hijack a comment section — if Facebook ever turns it into a full-fledged feature.