The COVID-19 pandemic has, basically, forced business organizations, schools, religious centres, relaxation spots, etc., to lockdown, in a bid to halt the spread of the virus.
A lot of people, globally, have resorted to working from home, although, it was a concept that few people, actually, indulge in before now, the outbreak of the virus, has forced everyone to stay at home and work.
Staying home has its advantages and disadvantages and being forced to stay at home, will definitely, affect the businesses that depend on one-on-one communication to flow.
This story is, however, about to change, as Social media giant, Facebook, has rolled out the desktop version of its Messenger app, for Mac and Windows.
This version, basically, supports a lot of things, one being video chats. Users can use the Facebook desktop video chat for video conferencing and fast communication, irrespective of where you are in the world.
”Now more than ever, people are using technology to stay in touch with the people they care about, even, when physically apart”, stated Stan Chudnovsky, Vice President of Messenger, at Facebook.
“Over the past month, we saw more than a 100 per cent increase in people using their desktop browser for audio and video calling, on Messenger. Now with apps for Mac OS and Windows, the best of Messenger is coming to desktop, including unlimited and free group video calls”, he further stressed.
Facebook has announced, since last year that, the desktop version of the Messenger app for Apple’s Mac and Microsoft’s Windows, would be released this year.
Users can download the Facebook Messenger from Microsoft Store and can, also, download from the Mac App version the Apple’s Mac store.
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