Messenger Rooms from Facebook alternative to Zoom

Facebook has announced that “Messenger Rooms” is now available to everyone. Actually Facebook unveiled its Messenger Rooms last month for some specific users. This time Messenger Rooms might will be alternative to Zoom app because Facebook allows up to 50 Person in one room.

In blog post of Facebook, they explains about Messenger Rooms platform and how it will work.

You can share your rooms through your Facebook News feed, Groups and Events. You have authority to choose who can see your room and join. You also can remove people from your room as well as you can lock your Room regarding some Privacy issue.

Messenger Rooms

Whenever you create a Room, people will get notified through notifications. Your Room will appear at top of the News Feed or through notifications.

If your friend or groups create room that are opens to you or when you’re invited to a room, you can join through your Phone or Computer.

Facebook claims that they are building a Room with privacy and safety. So this thing must be clear whenever you join Messenger Room and feel comfortable to connecting with your friend. Facebook also said that we don’t view and listen to your calls. The person who creates Room that control who can join, who sees Room and Lock the Room for Guest Person. The creator can also remove guests at any time.

There is one limitation about some user that the user of North America can create a Room directly from Facebook App itself and rest of countries need to download Messenger App by Facebook from Play Store or App Store.

Update:

Instagram rolled out new video chat feature user can create a Room and can video chat with up-to 50 other users. This feature is similar like Facebook Messenger Rooms.

Manthan Vasani

Tech Enthusiast | Computer Engineer | Blogger | Photographer

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