Facebook brings video chat to Messenger Lite
San Francisco: Fb has launched video chat in Messenger Lite, a slimmed down model of Messenger for Android meant for folks with older gadgets and/or slower Web connections.
Messenger Lite is below 10MB, making it quick to put in and fast to start out up.
It provides core messaging capabilities like sending textual content, photographs, hyperlinks, and audio calls to folks with both Messenger Lite or Messenger.
“Now individuals who use Messenger Lite can have the identical wealthy and expressive face-to-face conversations as those that use the core Messenger app, regardless of which expertise they use or have entry to,” Fb mentioned in an announcement late on Wednesday.
To make use of video chats on Messenger Lite, customers must open an present dialog or discover the individual they want to chat with of their contact listing, then faucet the video icon on the higher proper nook of the display screen.
It’s also possible to improve an audio name to a video chat whereas nonetheless within the name by tapping the video icon within the backside proper nook of the display screen, Fb mentioned.
Video chats are an anticipated and important a part of on a regular basis communication in at this time’s messaging expertise.
This type of communication is extremely fashionable for individuals who use the Messenger core app.
In 2017, there have been 17 billion video chats in Messenger, twice as many video chats in comparison with 2016.