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Facebook Wants To Pump Up Your 'Happy Birthday' Posts

Facebook launched a new way for your friends to flood your Timeline on your birthday.
Posted at 6:37 PM, Feb 22, 2016

If you include your birthday on your Facebook profile, chances are your Timeline is flooded with "happy birthday" posts each year.

Now, Facebook is helping your friends reach out in a more visual way. Introducing the "birthday cam."

The new message system works with iOS devices and allows users to record 15-second videos to send to their friends. The feature also can add graphics to your video to pump up the birthday pizzaz.  

Hopefully, the new video feature will bring some personalization to your birthday wishes instead of just a string of identical posts with varying amounts of exclamation marks. 

This video includes clips from Facebook and images from Getty Images.