Facebook Messenger now supports group calls

Facebook has introduced a new group calling feature through its messenger app. Today they have 800 million active users every month and the count is not in any one’s control. This new feature is a business strategy to monetize it with ads which is be enjoyed by competitors like Skype and Google Hangouts.

 

The update is rolling out over the next 24 hours; this new feature will allow you to talk to up to 50 friends at a time and it should appear on messenger as a phone icon in group chats. This option will allow you to add new participants to the call. Just to be clear this is not a video call feature as Messenger is still restricts that to 1 on 1 conversation.

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Like all know within no time Facebook will introduce the video chat feature for the group chat to level the field even further with competitors like Skype and Google Hangouts.

 

What do you think about group calling support on Messenger? Something you’d use or just another app? Let us know your opinions in the comments below!

 

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