The feature could make a Messenger a place to “livechill” with friends rather than just a way to send texts to exchange more utilitarian information or plan logistics.
Facebook frames it as “perfect for those spontaneous moments where text just isn’t enough”.
Group video chat starts rolling out worldwide on i OS, Android, and web, today, though Android will have to wait for the MSQRD-powered selfie masks that might not ever come to desktop.
Those looking for extra privacy should check out our advanced settings and rather revolutionary policy.
And if you want secrecy, try our device-specific Secret Chats with self-destructing messages, photos, and videos — and lock your app with an additional passcode.
What‘s more, there is no need to worry about disk space on your device.
With Telegram’s cloud support and cache management options, Telegram can take up nearly zero space on your phone.US teens might be most familiar with the format from the recent rise of Houseparty, the new app from the makers of Meerkat.We profiled Houseparty’s climb to 1.2 million daily users as it becomes a laid-back “livechill” group alternative to exhausting performances on live broadcasting apps like Facebook Live.It’s managed to beat Face Time/i Message, Google Duo, and Snapchat to the punch. Whats App pushed video calls last month, and can handle groups video via Booyah.[Correction: Whats App lacks a native group video chat feature.] Google’s neglected Hangouts app launched many of these features back in 2013, but it hasn’t become a core place for text messaging, making it more of a specialty app amongst Google’s fragmented communication family.Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s super-fast, simple and free.