Facebook Adds Cake Icon in Chat Next to Friends with Birthdays

Facebook’s latest way to remind users of friends’ birthdays is the addition of a cake icon in its chat interface.

ChatCakeIconFacebook’s latest way to remind users of friends’ birthdays is the addition of a cake icon in its chat interface.

Reader Matteo Gamba of TransferWise shared the screenshot above with SocialTimes, in which the cake icon appears next to the names of friends celebrating birthdays on the current date.

Facebook has emphasized birthdays in various ways over the past few years, including:

Readers: Are you seeing the new cake icon in your Facebook chat interfaces?