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.
At its F8 conference in San Francisco last month, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg (pictured) announced it was turning Messenger application into a platform for 'e-commerce, video and more' in a bid to shake up online communication During the event, Facebook executives introduced more than 25 products and tools to help developers 'build, grow, and monetise' applications.One of these Messenger upgrades was designed to connect customers with companies (example pictured), called Messenger Business.Let’s face it: Google managed to loosen Apple’s stranglehold on the mobile market.If you're messaging with someone and realize that words just aren't enough, you can simply choose the video icon in the top right corner of the screen and start a video call right from within an existing Messenger conversation.'Now you can have face-to-face conversations with your friends and the people you care about, via Messenger,' wrote Stan Chudnovsky, Head of Product for Messenger and Param Reddy, Engineering Manager.