San Francisco: Facebook launched ‘Messenger Room’, a video conferencing tool launched last month to take on Zoom and other video platforms and now, a new report has claimed that the social media giant begins its integration into WhatsApp for Android in the new beta Has been doing.
According to a report by WABetaInfo, Facebook has integrated Messenger Room in WhatsApp for Android with the 2.20.163 beta update.
The update brings a new ‘Room’ option in the Share menu inside Chat, directing users to Messenger to create a room for group video calls with up to 50 people.
Once a user taps on ‘Room’, the app will open a new window with a message that says, “Create a room in Messenger and send a link to a group video chat with someone, whether they have WhatsApp or Don’t be a messenger. ”
According to WABetaInfo notes, the integration of Messenger Rooms is visible to only a handful of users running the latest WhatsApp beta, and that too in a limited number of countries.
Integrating the Messenger Room with WhatsApp means that anyone who uses WhatsApp will shift to the Messenger Room.
Last month, Facebook announced Messenger Room, which allowed group video calls of 50 people without any time limit. People can create a room right from Messenger or Facebook, and invite anyone to join a video call, even if they don’t have a Facebook account.
In the Facebook Messenger room, users can post links in their news feeds or in a group or event page.