Like Microsoft Skype video calling, Facebook has announced the similar feature to its Messenger last month, but was limited to 18 country regions. Now that it has been wrapped off, finally available worldwide. In India as well, you can from now make video calls via Facebook Messenger app on your smartphones, Desktop PCs etc. More details on what and how the FB Messenger video calling works can be grabbed right after this jump.
For iOS and Android, video calling through Facebook Messenger feature was initially rolled out in Canada, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Croatia, Laos, Lithuania, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, UK, USA and Urugway. Today, the Facebook Vice President of Messaging said, that “Quick update on video calling in Messenger: We’re happy to share we’ve now rolled out the capability globally, with the exception of a few countries we’re still working on improving quality for. So make sure you get the latest and greatest version for iOS and Android, give it a try, and as always … tell us how we can make it even better for you!”
Nevertheless, Facebook has huge expectation on its Messenger application and have already released Messenger Web client for desktop browsers and is accessible at messenger.com. Facebook is also looking to include games in its Messenger chat platform in the upcoming days or weeks. About it, the social giant decided to bring games to the messaging mix was formulated around the idea that good games will continously draw interest, and on the same time drawing more people to Messenger.
Facebook hopes for games to be both permanently lucrative and uniquely enticing. However, the social network hasn’t revealed any release timeframe for its game function on Messenger app, but the executive that’s heading the project, has confirmed to The Information that the discussion is underway.
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