Facebook has announced new video calling features. The new features include Messenger Rooms which will allow Facebook and Messenger users to create group video call up to 50 people. Earlier the messenger video call limit was up to 8 people.
As everyone is in lockdown, no one can move anywhere. All the offices have gone empty as no one is allowed to come out of the house. In this tough time, everyone wants to stay in touch with their friends. So at this time, everyone has moved to group video calls to stay in touch with each other.
Facebook launches Messenger Rooms, brings group video calls with up to 50 people
Facebook, has announced new features to Messenger, which will make it easier to connect with business contacts, and also with family and friends.
The new feature is Messenger Rooms, which is a platform to create group video calls up to 50 people. 50 peoples can join this room and can communicate with each other. This platform is open to everyone, and it doesn’t need a Facebook account to join Messenger Rooms call.
The Messenger Rooms feature was announced by Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook. The users can select who is allowed to join their room, or it is accessible to everyone with a link only.
However, this new feature will work a little bit similar to Houseparty app. It will be shown on a user’s feed, and unlocked ones bringing the ability to be joined by the user.
Messenger Rooms by Facebook will directly target apps like Zoom, which has become so popular in the last few months. However, Messenger Rooms will have privacy concerns.
As of now, the Messenger Rooms will be limited to Facebook, and in the future, it will be integrated with Instagram Direct, Whatsapp, and Portal.