Facebook announced at the launch of Messenger Rooms that the feature of a multi-participant video call option will be available to other Facebook-owned apps. The option is also available on WhatsApp Desktop Version too. Since the launch, Facebook has been working on the function for WhatsApp integration.
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According to Indian Express, the feature is still not provided within the app but a room can be created by WhatsApp desktop version.
” Users can now create a Messenger Room on WhatsApp for web by:
- Clicking on the three dots at the top left corner of the screen, then selecting ‘Create a Room’.
- You’ll then need to click on the “Continue with Messenger” option – Facebook has said that even non-Facebook or Messenger users will be able to Messenger Rooms, but that doesn’t appear to be an option at this stage.
- You can also start a Messenger Room from a WhatsApp chat by clicking on the attachment option and selecting the ‘Room’ video camera icon.”
Early Test For Facebook
The cross-usefulness of Messenger Rooms is an early experiment for Facebook’s arranged, full integration of its messenger apps, giving a simple method to people on Instagram, WhatsApp, and additionally Facebook to associate. However, it appears there are still some back-end complexities for Facebook to work through, with full cross-connecting still not accessible in all regards.