The Messenger Rooms, Zoom 's competitor from Facebook can support up to 50 people in one video call. The new application, which we had mentioned that it would be released at some point, is currently available in the US, Mexico and Canada.
Zuckerberg also mentioned some of the differences between them Messenger Rooms and existing video call options.
Messenger and WhatsApp "are already the most popular video calling services in the world", but with limitations. WhatsApp has just added the ability to make eight-person calls, but sometimes you may want to add more.
Meanwhile, "for large groups, most video services are designed for work, not social interaction." The new service Messenger Rooms can support up to 50 people without time limits.
Zoom, on the other hand, supports up to 100 participants with the free package, but is limited to 40 minutes, unless you purchase more time.
The Messenger Rooms allows you to invite friends with a link, even if they do not have an account at Facebook. You also have the option of making private calls, of course. The Facebook allows you to display your sessions in Facebook your feed for anyone (or anyone you allow from your privacy settings) to join.
This could theoretically make the calls more like a spontaneous social gathering rather than a meeting you need to schedule.
Right now the Messenger Rooms is available in Messenger and Facebook, on desktops but also on mobiles, The largest social network states that you will soon be able to create Rooms from both Instagram and WhatsApp.
To create a Messenger Room, look for the camcorder icon with the plus sign.
Mention that in a meeting room, everyone sees (for public Rooms) under your name who called you.
The Facebook It also allows you to set the meeting end time, which allows you to use the service for business meetings as well. In Messenger, Rooms are private. Only those you have called with a link can enter.