Want to compete with Google Hangout, Facebook, or in the recent release of the new chat room feature




Want to compete with Google Hangout, Facebook, or in the recent release of the new chat room feature
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Facebook To combat the recent and Android SMS text message integrated Hangouts, will launch a new chat room feature.

Facebook reportedly launched in the near future may be called the “Host Chat” chatroom to fight recently and Android platforms integrate Google Hangouts an SMS message function. “Host Chat” feature allows users to set up a Facebook friend without invitation can join chat rooms, and Facebook also confirmed are a small number of users to test this feature, but unless it is officially launched, the general user can not use this function.


Mobile messaging platform technology company has been contested, because it can produce large amounts of user exposure to advertising opportunities. Whether it is Google, Apple, Facebook, or Microsoft and other large companies want to add users to their own text-messaging capabilities, but now they have WhatsApp, Line, WeChat snatch a piece of the market and other companies.

Facebook chat rooms could be a good opportunity to increase revenue, because the use of SMS, the user is always open and then close the application to send SMS messages will not necessarily pay attention to advertising. However, the nature of the chat room is more passive, the user will usually chat room retains a little longer time to stay in the meantime also president that could make Facebook ads are more effective manner.

Facebook chat room functions will be integrated in the status input field, users simply press the “Host Chat” button, you can open a chat room. Users can then named as chat rooms and friends to join chat rooms. A special place, the chat room moderator may need to invite a friend to join the chat room, they will see on their News Feed friend was hosting a chat room, and you can choose whether to join. The chat room moderator, you can set which of your friends can join chat rooms, and the exclusion does not want him to join a friend.

From a functional point of view, Facebook chat room will be the most direct rival Google Hangouts.

Hangouts can also create an open, free to join chat rooms, for up to 10 people video conversation. Facebook currently not decided whether to formally launch the chat room function, perhaps developed later, may find privacy settings are too complex to give up, but it’s current state of development of Hangouts, chat rooms, it is possible to provide special page fan group or an individual closer Fans opportunities.



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