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Facebook brings instant video to Messenger app

Monday 5 September 2016 | 08:22 CET | News
Facebook has added a new feature called Instant Video to its Messenger app, allowing users to simply tap on a video icon in the top right corner of their screens to start sharing real-time video. The video feed will float over the active text conversation with users able to turn on audio with a tap. Facebook said the aim is to complement an active text conversation rather than replacing it, with the company emphasising in its blog that "sometimes you want to ask a friend's opinion on a pair of shoes you want to buy."

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Companies: Facebook / Google / Snapchat
Countries: World
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