Facebook is trying to make it easier to break the ice with a friend. The social network is testing out a “conversation topics” feature on it’s Facebook Messenger app.

Sarah Perez at TechCrunch writes:

Facebook Messenger may have already hit the billion-user club this past summer, but the company is always looking for new ways to increase app usage. The latest attempt is the introduction of “conversation topics” on Messenger – a feature offering suggestions about what to talk about with friends. These conversation starters appear to rely on Messenger’s connection to Facebook’s larger social network, as they reference things your friends have done lately – like where they’ve been, or events they plan to attend, for example.

Read more here.