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Facebook also unveiled a platform that enables developers to easily create apps that function within Messenger.'Adding (video calling) to Messenger instead of the main Facebook app maybe ties in to Messenger's mission where it's a real core person-to-person app,' said Brian Blau, research director at Gartner Inc, a U. Video calling in Messenger is launching today for people on i OS and Android in Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Laos, Lithuania, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, the UK, the US and Uruguay.
Facebook has launched (pictured) - a standalone site that lets people chat to their Facebook contacts, start group conversations and send photos in the same way they can on the app.
Now, I’m no pediatrician so I’m not going say that kind of added element in his video chats with granny is doing him any good.
In the case of my son’s chats with his granny, we could ratchet up the obvious educational value by introducing superimposed numbers, letters, photos, and animals into the conversation.
Users can still send and receive messages on Facebook and it is not known yet whether this will be removed in due course.
Recent years have seen an explosion of dating apps, and there seem to be incredibly niche ones launching every day. For some people, swiping through fellow singles and potential romantic partners is merely a bit of fun and a way to entertain themselves during TV ad breaks.
Augmented reality already lets us play instruments on our phones, launch angry birds into the sky, and make patterns out of candy, so why not converge these physical gymnastics into the audio/visual world of VC? A little augmented reality could render some bright coloured ones in the corner of a chat window, and my son and his granny could take turns moving them into place with a fingertip and then smashing them down with a well-aimed flick.
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At Facebook's annual developer conference in March, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerburg said the social network would introduce myriad features within Messenger.
For example, users can also send money to friends within the app. This is the latest feature released for Messenger, following the ability to send money to friends, the launch of Messenger Platform and the introduction of Businesses on Messenger, which Facebook says is coming soon.