Facebook has launched Messenger Rooms, a team video calling service that permits you to make a virtual Room directly from Messenger or Facebook and invite anybody to join, even the individuals who don’t have a Facebook account.
The messenger rooms have no time limits and will be able to accommodate up to 50 individuals.
To celebrate an event, organize a book club or simply to chat with friends, it will no longer be necessary to call first or make an appointment of the calendar, simply open a room on Facebook and share it through your wall, groups or events, to allow people to drop by. It will soon be possible to open a room directly from Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook App.
At the point when you are invited to a room, you can join from both your cell phone and from your PC, without downloading anything.
Notwithstanding the augmented reality effects available from the Messenger application, new AI effects will likewise show up to update Messenger video chats from smartphones, for example, 360-degree and vivid wallpapers.
There are additionally 14 new filters that offer ambiance or face lighting.
New augmented reality effects are additionally on the way.
Messenger rooms, as indicated by a note, is designed with protection and security at the highest point of priorities:
Facebook does not see or listen to your calls. The person who creates the room can choose who can see it and who can participate, must be available to start the conversation and can remove guests at any given time.
You can report a room or send feedback if you believe it has violated Facebook community standards. Since Facebook does not view or listen to calls, reports will not include room audio or video. More information in the privacy attachment.
Messenger Rooms is accessible for testing in Italy as early as this week and will be stretched out to the rest of the world in the coming weeks.
Facebook will likewise be including new updates in the coming months.
Also recently announced – new highlights for Live Videos on Facebook and Instagram.
In details, on Facebook:
- Live With returns back to add someone else to their live video, regardless of where they are. Helpful for visitors, interviews with specialists or exhibitions with companions.
- You can mark Facebook Events as “online-only” and, in the coming weeks, incorporate Live into the Events. To help creators and independent businesses, Facebook intends to add the capacity for Pages to request paid access to attend live events on Facebook. It very well may be legitimate for anything: online exhibitions, exercises or expert gatherings.
- To encourage fundraising, it is possible to include the “give” button directly to Live, accessible in all countries where it is possible to make pledge to support non-profit associations.
- Access to live recordings has been simplified. Limits of data or insecure connections won’t be an issue since it will be conceivable to tune in to even sound.
- It is possible to begin the Livestream of a game directly on Facebook from your smartphone, thanks to the new Facebook Gaming application accessible on Google Play. The application permits you to begin playing quickly, watch your preferred streamers and find new gaming Groups. Competitions are another new element for game streaming on Facebook that permits you to start, play and watch challenges from one spot.
- To help its preferred creators, Facebook has chosen to extend Stars to more Pages and Countries. Once bought, the Stars can be sent to the creators while they are playing live; they will in this way have the option to gain 1 penny for each star.
Presently you can watch and comment on live videos directly from your desktop.
Follow your yoga class on a bigger screen or tune in to a live performance as you work.
After starting the live broadcast, you can quickly share your live video on IGTV with the goal that they stay accessible past the 24-hour cutoff of Insta-stories and are simpler to find.
Finally, on WhatsApp
Facebook has likewise formally announced the extension of video calls on WhatsApp for up to 8 individuals in addition to group recordings.
Once more, Facebook guarantees security is ensured by end-to-end encryption.