Facebook Messenger video chat is now availble almost worldwide 

In April 2015, Facebook introduced a cross-platform video conversation service through its Messenger mobile applications to customers in 18 nations, consisting of the U.S. and U.K. In a recent announcement, Facebook introduced the launch of the video clip conversation service globally, "with the exception of a couple of nations" that the social media is still working with. Unfortunately, Facebook has actually not yet revealed which countries are not included, but discuss the statement point towards United Arab Emirates, India, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and also others.

David Marcus, vice president of Messaging Products at Facebook, announced the global launch on his timeline:

Quick upgrade on video clip calling Messenger: we're delighted to share we've currently turned out the capacity internationally, with the exception of a few nations we're still servicing improving quality for. So make certain you obtain the most up to date as well as biggest version for iOS and Android, give it a try, and as constantly ... tell us exactly how we can make it also much better for you!

With the brand-new attribute, a video clip symbol shows up on top of conversation threads. Touching the icon will certainly launch a video clip phone call throughout systems using Wi-Fi or LTE links. This places Facebook directly in competition with Apple's very own FaceTime, Microsoft's Skype, and other similar solutions.

In April 2014, Facebook included the capability making voice phone calls using the Messenger application. This made it simple and also economical to call your Facebook close friends in other nations, since international calling prices tend to be pricey as well as Messenger's voice conversation solution is free of charge aside from possible information use prices.

Facebook Messenger's video clip calling feature is also absolutely free, permitting you to have an even more personal discussion with your pals around the globe. If you do not yet see the choice to position a video clip telephone call, make certain you are running the most up to date variation of Facebook Messenger, a totally free download from the App Store.