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Facebook launches group video chats on Messenger

Tuesday 20 December 2016 | 09:30 CET | News
Facebook said users of its Messenger service can now hold group video chats. The new Group Video Chat in Messenger is now rolling out worldwide to Android and iOS devices, as well as for the desktop version of Messenger. Up to six people will be able to see each other with the service, free over Wi-Fi, but over 50 will be able to join in to just use voice or be on camera.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook
Countries: World
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