Lockdown Perks: Facebook launches ‘Messenger Room’ 50 people can make video conferencing
Facebook has updated Facebook Messenger amidst questions about the popularity and privacy of its video conferencing app Zoom. Facebook has released the room feature in Messenger, after which a maximum of 50 people can simultaneously make video calling with Facebook Messenger. The special thing is that anyone can join Messenger room video calling only through an invite link, even if they do not use Facebook. Features like zoom are also provided in the messenger room. Augmented reality (AR) effects will also be found in the Facebook Messenger room.
Apart from this, the creator will have the option of whom he wants to show and join the room. After this, he will be able to remove from any room at any time. Now, if you talk about making a room, the way you create a group on Facebook Messenger, you will be able to create a room as well.
The video conferencing facility has become a significant part of many stranded at home during the coronovirus epidemic. Through this, people easily get connected with their friends, office mates and family members sitting at home. In the era of this lockdown, zoom has become very popular at the moment, according to the company, currently 300 million people now use it every day.
But recently, the Zoom app has been accused of interfering with the privacy of the people and stealing their data and many governments have appealed not to use it. In such a situation, Facebook, which has the potential to reach a wider audience, wants to use its reach.
It has seen the use of its two messaging apps Messenger and WhatsApp, in which more than 700 million people make voice or video calls every day. In view of this, Facebook has also decided to give new features and features in its video service.