At some point fairly recently, Facebook Messenger starting making things inside * symbols bold. For example, if I type:

 *Hello World!*

it shows up as:

Hello World!

How can I stop this happening on a case-by-case basis (ie. change it for an individual message, not remove the behaviour entirely)?

Typing \\\*Hello World!\\\* includes the backslashes, and \*\*Hello World!\*\* yields:

*Hello World!*

  • What exactly output you want? Hello World or *Hello World*\ or what? – sirajalam049 Nov 20 '17 at 18:32
  • I want the output "*Hello World*" – jacoman891 Nov 20 '17 at 18:34
  • If my answer solved your problem, then you can marked my answer as accepted answer. :) – sirajalam049 Nov 20 '17 at 19:40

Just simply wrap the word around backtick symbol (`)

Like, write Hello World

It will give you your expected output.

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