Facebook intros Group Effects for Messenger video calls
Facebook has announced that Group Effects are now available on Messenger video calls and Messenger rooms.
According to Facebook, Group Effects are new AR experiences that can augment everyone on a video call at the same time. Additionally, Facebook has announced that it’s new Spark AR Multipeer API will be expanding access to let more creators and developers build Group Effects. With the Spark Multipeer API, all creators and developers can build dynamic, real-time interactive effects for larger audiences. This will come to effect at the end of the month.
There are currently 70 Group Effects in the library to choose from ranging from games to cute effects. To check out Group Effects, start a video call or create a room in your Messenger app, tap the smiley face to open the effects tray, and select Group Effects.
The Group Effects are now available on the application and will soon extend to the Instagram app. Stick around for more updates on this.