Facebook, the social networking giant has come up with a new feature for those who love video calling a lot. Video calls have become the trend of lockdown times. The Social network giant’s new feature includes Messenger Rooms which will allow Facebook and Messenger users to create a group video call up to 50 people. The limit of video calls in Messenger earlier used to be 8 people. Now, this increased limit seems to be a really great relief for all those people who love to socialize with people.
Facebook Launches Messenger Rooms – Now Video Call With Upto 50 People
The world has come to a standstill. No one I actually moving from their homes and some are actually locked down at wherever they are. While everyone is going through tough times, it is the quality fun time that every one of us will be looking for.
This new rolled out feature is Messenger Rooms. It is a platform where you can create group video calls with up to 50 people. Up to 50 people can join this room and can communicate with each other. This platform is open to everyone, and the best part is that it doesn’t need a Facebook account to join Messenger Rooms call.
This feature is launched with needed security steps, the users can select who is allowed to join their room, or it is accessible to everyone with a link only.
You will find this feature, a little bit similar to the house party application if you have ever used it before.
Steps for creating a Facebook Messenger Room
- As a first step, you need to open the Facebook Messenger app.
- Then tap on the people tab on the messenger screen, you will find it on the bottom of the screen.
- Now tap on the create room option and select all those people, whom you wish to add in the video call.
- If you want people who don’t have a Facebook account to join the video call, you can simply share the join link with them.
- You can join the video call from a mobile phone or computer and you don’t need to download anything in separate for this according to Facebook.
In the coming days, Facebook is planning to add ways to create Rooms from Instagram Direct, WhatsApp, and Portal as well. Features will include 14 camera filters and changeable backgrounds.