Facebook Messenger Lite now supports video calls
Ever since its U.S. debut last October, I've been using Messenger Lite over Facebook's main Messenger app. Messenger Lite allows me to stay connected to everyone on Facebook without all of Messenger's unnecessary bloat, and now it's getting even more useful with the addition of video calling.
Initiating a video call with someone on Messenger Lite is as easy as can be. Simply open the app, tap on a conversation, and then choose the new video icon near the top right. Once the call starts, you have controls for muting your microphone, switching cameras, and ending it.
Per Facebook's announcement post for the feature:
In addition to video calls, you can also use Messenger Lite to make voice calls, send stickers, share pictures, and record voice messages.
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