Facebook has launched 'catchup' calling app to compete with Google Meet and zoom.
Facebook recently launched the 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, whereas now it has launched an audio calling app CatchUp. Through this app, up to 8 people can join group calling at the same time.
Facebook CatchUp has been developed by Facebook's NPE team and currently the app has been made available for testing in the US. After the success of testing, the company will rollout it for users. The information of this app is given on the NPE team page. Also, according to the information given here, this app is currently listed as a preview on the App Store.
In Facebook CatchUp, users can join audio calls with up to 8 people simultaneously. The specialty of this app is that you do not need to login to Facebook account to use it. Also, if you want to make audio calling with someone through Facebook CatchUp, then it will give you notification in advance whether the person has this app or not. Also, call merging will also be available.
Facebook CatchUp is an audio calling app, and to use it, you have to open this app and select the option of create call given here. After that you can select the users with whom you want to do group calling from your contact list.