New Delhi: Facebook is rolling out Messenger Room support on WhatsApp. This is a part of the social media platform’s plan to integrate Facebook and WhatsApp.
The Messenger Rooms shortcut on WhatsApp essentially makes it easier for users to start a Messenger Rooms video call.
Facebook has been testing support for Messenger Rooms shortcut on WhatsApp for some time. Messenger Rooms is now available on WhatsApp but only on its web version. WhatsApp’s mobile app doesn’t have this feature yet.
The Messenger Rooms shortcut on WhatsApp Web is available to all users now. It’s visible under the “attach file” option in chats.
— First, open the WhatsApp web on your browser. Go to any of the chats that you want to interact with or have interacted with in the past.
—When you open a new chat window, you will find the attachment icon right next to the search bar on the top right side of your contact name.
— Click on the attachment icon and you will see the list of items you can attach in your chat such as photos, videos, documents, contacts and below contacts icon, you will spot a new icon of Rooms there.
— When you click on Rooms, a new pop-up window will open that will redirect you to a separate messenger rooms page.
—When you reach the Messenger Rooms page, Facebook will ask you to create a Room.
—When you click on the “create a room” option, you will be provided a link that you can share with your contacts so that they can join the conversation.
Messenger Rooms allows as many as 50 participants to join a single video call. Just by sharing a link created on the platform, you can add people to your call.