This new feature lets users select a color that appears behind their text status in place of the normally-white background. Several of the color options offer an Instagram logo-style color gradient, which make them more stylish and modern than boring flat colors.
Facebook confirms this feature is in testing. It appears that it’s only testing in certain regions.
A statment from Facebook say “We’re rolling out a change to help people make their text posts more visual. People can update the background color of their text-only posts on Android.”
The new feature. Colored status backgrounds are rolling out globally over the next few days. Only Android users will be able to create them, but everyone on iOS, Android, and web will be able to see them in the News Feed.
So if you have been wondering why you do not have access to this new feaather, do not worry you will soon have access.