Recently the popular social media app Facebook introduced Messenger Rooms to allow people to connect with their family and friends during this unprecedented time of lockdown. The users can create a room right from Messenger or Facebook and invite anyone to join even if they do not have a Facebook account. At the time of the announcement the company also declared that soon it will be allowing up to 50 people to join a group video call. Now the company has started rolling out Messenger Rooms globally for its users.
The popular video conferencing feature Messenger Rooms is now live on its platform allowing up to 50 people to join a single chat. While announcing the release the company in its blog post said, “We recently announced the introduction of Messenger Rooms and are excited to share that starting today, we are rolling out the feature globally. Messenger Rooms lets you create a room to host joinable free video calls with up to 50 people with no time limit, making it easy to spend quality time with friends, loved ones and people who share your interests. Rooms can be created right from Messenger or Facebook and give you the ability to share links to invite anyone to join, even if they don’t have a Facebook account.”
The users can hit the road and share rooms on Facebook through News Feed, Groups and Events. The users can also view as well as join or remove people from their room and lock the room if they don’t want anyone else to join.
First of all Facebook Messenger Rooms are free to access and there is no time boundation as of Zoom.
Make sure to download the latest version of the Facebook and Messenger mobile app from Google Play Store and Apple Store or Messenger Desktop app from the Microsoft Store or Mac App Store.
According to the company you can see Messenger rooms on Facebook if your friends or communities have created rooms when you’re invited to a room, you can join from your phone or computer you do not need to download anything to get started.
The company said that the users globally can create a room from Messenger whereas the users in North America can create a room from Facebook. The company is also rolling ability to host up to 50 people in a room globally. In the coming months, Facebook promises to bring more features to the Messenger Rooms.
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