Facebook launches ‘CatchUp’ calling app to compete with Google Meet and Zoom
The Facebook has introduced audio calling app CatchUp and can participate in up to 8 video chats simultaneously (Photo courtesy NPE). Facebook launches ‘CatchUp’ calling app.
Digital social media platform Facebook has recently launched Facebook Messenger Rooms app for video calling. The company plans to provide better facilities to its users and that is why the company is launching new features and apps in the market. Due to the lockdown, the video calling feature is in great demand among the people today, and keeping this in mind, Facebook launched Messenger Rooms, while now it has launched audio calling app catchup. Through this app, 8 people can join a group calling at the same time.
The Facebook catchup has been developed by Facebook’s NPE team and the app is currently made available for testing in the US. The company will roll out it to users only after the success of testing. The information on this app is given on the NPE team page. Also, according to the information given here, this app is currently listing as a preview on the App Store.
Facebook catchup facility
In the Facebook catchup, users can join up to 8 people in a simultaneous audio call. The specialty of this app is that you do not need to login to the Facebook account to use it. Also, if you want to make audio calling with someone via Facebook catchup, it will inform you in advance whether the person has this app or not. And, call merging will also be available.
How to use Facebook catchup
Facebook Catchup is an audio calling app, and to use it, you have to open this app and select the call option given here. Next, you can select the users with whom you want to perform group calling from your contact list.