Google Has Rolled Out a New Feature in Duo in ‘Specific Regions’

Google was at the detriment of being late when it rolled out Allo and Duo to contend with the more advanced and older prevailing leaders. Consequently, Google Allo, the web-based instant messaging app crumbled under the weight of tech giants like WhatsApp, Messenger, and Telegram, however, Duo has survived all the hindrances for delivering premium video calling features as its highlighting feature – an encounter like Apple’s FaceTime. To give a tough competition to its rivals, numerous other features have been added to Google Duo with extra highlights like support for internet browsers and tablets, audio calling, as well as 30-second-long video recordings. In the meantime, an additional feature has been integrated into the primary application, that is, Group video calling, which was noticed last year and is currently live in specific regions.

Google Indonesia revealed about the uplifting news by means of a tweet stating that Duo will currently bolster group video calling ahead of Ramadan, yet Google is yet to provide an official statement with regards to when the new feature will be rolled out in any other nation. Until further notice, Duo permits a limit of four members simply like WhatsApp, which is good for a start, if not on a par with rival messaging platforms Facebook Messenger or FaceTime.

Google shared a teaser highlighting the rollout of the new feature and from what it seems that users can just include individuals before the call and not during the call. There’s a special button for winding up calls and another for making new groups, however, it is not known whether creating another group will cut the current call or simply put it on hold – even though the previous is almost certain.

Google is at long last adding advanced features and extending the messaging platform beyond one-to-one communication. The feature might be first available on Android gadgets. Apart from that, Duo as of late refreshed with Data Saver mode and an upgraded home screen and calling stream.

Author: Alan Garcia

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