In case you were tired of Skype conference calls, group calling is now available for Facebook Messenger. The application allows the users to call up to fifty friends at a time, the person initiating the call being the one managing all the participants in the conversation.
Facebook is trying to make its Messenger application something that not a single individual should ignore. There are already millions of people using the services of the social network while almost 900 million chat via the Messenger app every month.
Zuckerberg’s company has already separated the social media website from its Messenger app. People who don’t necessarily want to have a Facebook profile because of privacy concerns, can download the separate Messenger app and use it to connect with friends.
And that is not all; Facebook recently implemented a new feature that allows the users of its Messenger app to share photos, videos, and GIFs directly from their Dropbox account. Individuals are no longer required to copy data into their devices before sending them to their friends via the Messenger app.
Apart from secure Dropbox sharing, individual use, and tons of new emoji added regularly, group calling is now available for Facebook Messenger. Users can access the feature by tapping on the icon shaped like the phone.
The person that initiates the conversation can add up to fifty people to the group call. Although it’s hard to imagine why fifty individuals would want to engage in a Facebook group call, it’s good to know that there is a limit to the new feature.
Even though Facebook is the most used social media platform, the company is always trying to innovate its Messenger app so that they could stay ahead of the competition.
Ever since the app gained its independence, it has received numerous new features. It all started with the possibility of requesting a Lyft car directly from the messenger app. Then Facebook included popular emoji, constantly refreshing their options before users even got a chance to use them all.
Then they included the possibility of sharing files like photos, videos, and GIFs directly from ones Dropbox account, without the added need of copying them into the mobile device first.
Group calling is now available for Facebook Messenger, and people can connect with up to fifty of their friends at once. This will make high school reunion planning easier and more fun.
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