ooVoo Adds Four-Way Video Chats to Android App
ooVoo today released a new version of its mobile application for the Android platform that boosts the number of live feeds that can be seen at a time to four. The ooVoo app has always allowed users to conduct group video chats with up to 12 people, but chat windows were limited to one video feed at a time. Now, users can see four, live, high-quality video feeds in a single panel. The same four-way video chat feature has also been added to ooVoo's iPad app. In addition to the improved group video chat, the new application also includes group messaging, push notifications, and integration with the native Android address book. ooVoo messaging and video chats work over 3G, LTE 4G, and Wi-Fi.
Facebook Messenger Gains Group Video Chats
Facebook today launched group video chats within Messenger. The tool will allow up to six participants to view one another in a live video call.
Facebook Brings Instant Video to Messenger
Facebook today added the ability to stream video live within its Messenger application. The feature is different from a two-way video chat, which has been part of Messenger since 2015.
WhatsApp Says What's Up to Global Video Chats
WhatsApp today announced that it is enabling video calls for all users around the world. Video calling is being added to the Android, iOS, and Windows phone mobile apps over the coming days.
Microsoft Bringing Free Group Video Chats to Skype
Microsoft today said mobile device owners will soon be able to conduct group video chats for free. The feature is headed to Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile 10 handsets and tablets in the coming weeks.