Facebook Messenger has launched “Group Video Chat” to take on FaceTime and Skype. The video chat supports up to six participants.
What makes Facebook Messenger's group video chat exciting is that it lets you include up to 50 more participants who can't just speak up, listen in but also be able to send emojis, GIFs, and stickers during the conversation. Want to get started? Let me take you through the quick steps!
How to Group Video Chat in Facebook Messenger on iPhone and iPad
Step #1. First off, update Facebook Messenger to the latest version. Once you have successfully updated the app, launch it.
Step #2. Now, you need to tap on Groups tab at the bottom.
Step #3. Next, you need to select the group.
Step #4. Now, tap on the video button at the top right corner.
Step #5. Now, all the group members will be notified that you are going to call them.
Step #6. Tap on Ring under Sharing Video or the people button at the top right corner.
Next, you have the option to ring all the people of the group. Tap on the Ring button next to the person you want to include in the chat.
Once you get connected, go live with your friends and share your wonderful feelings and funny jokes.
With over 1000 million users worldwide, it's one of the most popular messaging apps. With the addition of group video calling, it has decided to challenge the supremacy of Skype which has been a great video calling app across all the platforms for long. Though FaceTime is fantastic in its own right, it's limited to iDevices.
What do you think of Messenger's group video chat?