Google Duo has been updated and is now able to group video chat

Services for communication by video conference from the search giant finally updated for everyone. Earlier this month, some users of the Google Duo in some countries were able to make group video calls, but now this feature is available to all users on both Android and iOS. In group a video call can simultaneously participate up to 8 people (which is much less than FaceTime (32 participants), and Skype (50 participants), and, as usual, their group counterparts are also end-to-end encryption.

Apart from the function “Group call” Google also added a few additional functions to its largest market – India. The company says nearly 60% of all calls Duo in India, had someone outside the eight largest cities, as well as communications in the country darling, it was decided to implement the function “Saving data”. Thanks to it users is and in the end will be able to use up to 50% less data, and also works both in wifi and cellular networks. A new feature also appears in Brazil and Indonesia, and later in other markets.

In addition, Google has also given some thought to how you can spice up the chat rooms, and added the ability to send video messages, which you can superimpose on your face or surrounded by all sorts of emoticons, pictures and text. This capability is already available to all users of Android-devices.

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