Facebook Groups Will Now Support 250-Person Chat Rooms

Back in the day, group chat platforms such as IRC were extremely popular, where users could get together in massive chat rooms and talk with each other. While group chats are still very much alive and well, they usually donít scale up to the same level compared to back in the day, but it seems that Facebook might want to revive that trend.The company has recently made some changes to Facebook Groups where it appears that users will soon be able to create group chats with support for as many as 250 members at once. This means that instead of relying on posting in the group itself, users could create chats where they can respond to messages in real-time.There will also be support for video calls with up to 50 members at once, which could be useful if group members are located in various parts of the world and youíre trying to bring more people together at the same time. As TechCrunch points out, Facebook has been trying to find ways to integrate Groups and Messenger with each other for a while now, and it seem

Facebook Groups Will Now Support 250-Person Chat Rooms

Back in the day, group chat platforms such as IRC were extremely popular, where users could get together in massive chat rooms and talk with each other. While group chats are still very much ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Ubergizmo

Facebook Groups now supports 250-person chat rooms

If your Jimmy Neutron Facebook Group has felt a bit dull, that's probably because the social media giant didn't allow members to jump into a giant, early '00s-style group ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Engadget

Facebook is adding support for 250-person chats in Groups

Today, Facebook is adding a new feature to Groups: giant, intergroup Messenger chats with the option to add up to 250 people, via TechCrunch. The chats can also support audio or ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from The Verge

Facebook Groups can now launch up to 250-person group chats

If you miss the old AOL chat rooms, you’ll love Facebook’s plan to combine Groups and with Messenger without spamming you to death. Starting today, Facebook will gradually roll out ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from TechCrunch

Facebook Groups now supports 250-person chats

Facebook's reviving the chat room, giving us all a heavy dose of nostalgia for the early 2000's.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Techradar

Facebook combines Messenger and Groups, invents the chat room

Now you can join up to 249 of your closest Facebook Groups friends in a real-time conversation. There are tens of millions of Facebook Groups. And starting today, they’re all going to ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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