Social Media Facebook How to Create a Poll on Facebook Find out what your friends or followers are thinking by Tricia Goss Writer Tricia Goss has been a writer and editor for 10+ years. She's written tips and tutorials for Microsoft Office applications and other sites. our editorial process Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Tricia Goss Updated on October 21, 2020 reviewed by Michelle Adeola Adelufosi Lifewire Tech Review Board Member Michelle Adeola Adelufosi is a marketing consultant with 9 years' experience working for a variety of clients. Her expertise includes social media, web development, and graphic design. our review board Article reviewed on May 05, 2020 Michelle Adeola Adelufosi Facebook Facebook Flipboard Pinterest Twitter Snapchat Instagram YouTube Online Dating Tweet Share Email What to Know Click the + icon at the bottom of a messenger window > Create a Poll icon > Type a question or statement > Add Option > Create Poll.You can only create polls in Facebook Messenger conversations.There are no customization options available for polls other than the question and answer options. Facebook recently implemented major changes to the polling feature on their website. Polls are only available via Facebook Messenger. How to Create a Poll in Facebook Messenger If you are part of a group conversation using Facebook Messenger, you can create a poll for your friends or connections. Open the group conversation in Facebook Messenger. Click the + button at the bottom of the messenger window. (In the mobile app, tap the icon all the way to the left (four dots in a square formation.) Click the Create a Poll icon (it looks like a bar graph). Type a question or statement in the Ask a question box. Select Add Option to add poll choices. Select Create Poll to share the poll with your group.