Last month, Facebook unveiled Messenger Rooms â€” a new video calling feature aimed at helping users across Facebookâ€™s platforms join in and talk to each other. Since then, the social media giant has been integrating the feature with its social media platforms at an impressive speed. Following the introduction of the Messenger Rooms integration to WhatsApp beta, the company is now bringing Messenger Rooms integration to Instagram as well.
The image sharing platform now lets users to create Messenger Rooms through the Instagram Direct page in the app. With this, up to 50 people can group video chat even if they donâ€™t have Facebook accounts. Using the feature is pretty easy as well, hereâ€™s what you need to do.
An easy way to video chat with up to 50 of your favorite people? Yes please ðŸ™‹â€â™€ï¸
â€” Instagram (@instagram) May 21, 2020
How To Create A Room On Instagram
>> Firstly, go to the Instagram Direct page within the app.
>> Tap on the video chat icon.
>> There, you will see the new â€˜Create a roomâ€™ option at the very top.
When you tap on this, you will get prompt, asking you to sign in to Instagram using your Facebook account and then you can create your Messenger Room. You can send invite links to your friends and family, and anyone with the link can join regardless of whether they have a Facebook account or not.
The feature is rolling out already and you should have it inside the Instagram app. If not, ensure you have updated the app to the latest version available.