Facebook announced another great feature for its Facebook Messenger App, and it is a free video calling. Video chat is one of the favorite ways for many to communicate with friends or family members who live in other countries, and now it’s available on one of the most popular apps.
“Messenger already offers people the ability to make voice calls to friends and loved ones around the world. Video calling will expand Messenger’s real-time communication features, enabling the more than 600 million people who use Messenger every month to reach others wherever they are, from anywhere. It’s fast, reliable and high quality.”, Facebook said.
Starting a video call is really simple and easy, and it works through Wi-Fi, and mobile data connection. To use it, just tap on the video icon in the existing Messenger conversation. The icon is located in the screen’s top right corner. When the call starts, your camera will be in the selfie mode. However, you can change it to the rear camera mode.
“Video calling in Messenger is available for calls made from a mobile phone to another mobile phone, even if one person is on iOS and the other person is on an Android device.”, Facebook added.
Video calling is now available for iOS and Android Users in Greece, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Croatia, Nigeria, Lithuania, Laos, Mexico, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Oman, Uruguay, France, the UK, and in the US, and it will soon be rolled out in out in other countries as well.