Facebook Introduce a new feature to do group Video chat. Through Messanger Rooms Facebook trying to capture the video calling app market that rapidly grown after the Covid 19 Pandemic.
After Pandemic across world usage of apps like Zoom, Skype and Microsoft Teams has increased and now Facebook is look to enter this market.
With this new feature Facebook user will soon be able to a video chat room and invite upto 50 people to join the video call, also it’s not mandatory that the user will have Facebook account or not and there will not be any limit on call.
This feature might get more response from the user as the Zoom users are facing the privacy issue and it’s into the discussion since last few weeks. Facebook Messenger Room will be rolling out in few countries this week and later launch globally.
Facebook Messenger Rooms privacy Issues
On the security and Privacy issues with Facebook Messenger Room Mark Zuckerberg said in the live stream that they are have learned from the issues with other video conference apps in market and they will ensure that Messenger Room will not have such issues.
How to create a Facebook Messenger Room
Althought its available in our area now, but once it will be live this is how you can create a Room from your Phone.
- Open the Messenger app.
- Tap the People tab at the bottom right of the screen.
- Click on Create a Room and select the people to whom you want to not the Video Chat Room.
- Click on share link with whom who doesn’t have Facebook id. Even you can also share the link on your feed, group and event.
- Also there is no need to download anything you can host and join calls from phone or PC.
Also Facebook is planning to create an option to create a Room from Instagram, WhatsApp and from website as well. This will also have a option to change background and 14 camera filters.