Messenger: See what's new in video calls
In addition to group effects, animations are introduced when using certain phrases ...
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Over 70 filters, some of which include a game in which participants compete in making a burger or an orange cat falling into calls. This is a change from the previous practice where AR filters were applied individually to the participant.
The group: we have a science project to finish— Messenger (@messenger) October 21, 2021
me: *puts on green beard filter* I think we're done?
We’re thrilled to announce that Group Effects are available on Messenger video calls and Messenger Rooms! Click the link to learn more https://t.co/vEtZR4Va0d
As they say on Facebook, more group effects will filter by the end of the month.
In addition, some minor changes have been announced, such as one that will allow participants to use animation when a particular phrase is used in a chat. New sound emojis related to the new Bond film is coming, as well as new topics.
Nex to this news, we also recently found out that Facebook is changing its name. According to Verge, Facebook will be rebranded next week and the company will get a new name related to the orientation of Mark Zuckerberg and society to the so-called metaverse, the next generation of the Internet whose backbone will be 3D spaces connected into virtual space.
By: Sarah R.