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Facebook Messenger launches Group Video Chat support for Android and iOS

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As we close to year end, Facebook has featured new things and done updates to the versions. Some include expanding live video, introduced Messenger & Instagram Windows apps, Events, Games and Oculus touch. And now they added most requested Facebook Messenger feature for the video chat in the groups.

Group Video Chat feature in Messenger makes the user more simple and seamless to stay connected easily. This newly introduced Facebook Messenger feature rolling out for Android & iOS devices and also for the desktop version, worldwide. When text isn’t enough, chatting face-to-face live as a group is perfect for immediate moments.

Now Facebook Testing Group Voice Calling Feature for its Desktop Version of Messenger

Many people use Facebook Messenger for different reasons like keeping everyone up-to-date, planning vacations and share images, videos or few jokes. Around 245 million people make video calls in the Messenger every month. Now Facebook Messenger updated to the group chats in face-to-face conversations no matter where you are.groupchat facebook messenger

How it works

This Group Video Chat is easy to use. At a time six users can appear in a split-screen and can also make Snapchat style selfie masks. Don’t worry if the group is bit larger, up to 50 people can join choose to listen, join voice in or be on camera. Once the limit crossed over six people, the dominant speaker is shown to all.

To get started

  • You need the latest version of Facebook Messenger.
  • Tap on the existing group conversation or create a new one.
  • Select the video icon on the upper right of the screen to enter the Group Video Chat.
  • Everyone in the group will be notified.
  • You can directly ring to a few people or whole group at a time.

Facebook Now Gets HD Videos Option and Other Features to Android Users

Forget about the distance how far you are, send best wishes to your family, friends and loved ones for the year ahead. Through this Group Video Chat feature on Facebook Messenger, you can experience best everyday conversion.

Group Video Chat on Messenger

Posted by Messenger on Friday, December 16, 2016

Google Duo is the Most Popular App in Google Play

It’s been a week since Google’s Duo has got released and the new video calling app is smashing hits in Android download. Google Duo is the most downloaded and outranked all other free apps in the Google play store. Users got an icon revamping just before its launch. The surprising thing is that the software ranks high user preferences, as it optimises to work in any country.

It seems Android users are really enjoying this video chatting app. The results states the app supremacy is surpassing Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, Pokemon GO, YouTube Music, Facebook and Instagram. Google Duo has managed to get a significant raise in the interest among Android users. Google Duo has obtained an average rating of 4.5 which is far better than Facebook with 4.0, Facebook messenger and snap chat with 3.9

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Google Duo is now available all over the world after limiting to some countries at its initial launch.  Earlier last week, many pointed that Duo might not compete with other messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Facetime regarding users. However, it is smashing hit with Android users as it turns out. The developer made this video chatting app available for the users with a smartphone which runs on Android 4.1 or latest.

Google Duo to Roll Out Audio-Only Calls Supports Soon

The usage of this app is quite simple, all it needs is a phone number to get started, and users can connect with their contacts with just a tap. Google optimised the app to work so well in poor conditions, and the app can switch to an audio-only mode in case of weak Wi-Fi connectivity.

Google is planning to convert these initial users into daily active users. Google play chart shows the interest Android users are showing on this app. The real task lies to prove users that Google Duo is the best video chatting app.