The latest app to add joint video viewing is Facebook Messenger. The company today announced Watch Together, a new feature inside the messaging app that lets you view videos from Facebook Watch while also seeing live video of your friends. It’s rolling out globally starting today on iOS and Android.
To use the feature, swipe up on a video call or Messenger Room and tap the new Watch Together option. Facebook will suggest videos for you to watch, or you can browse categories or search for a specific video. You can watch with as many as eight people on a Messenger video call or up to 50 people in a Messenger Room.
Facebook says there are now 150 million video calls on Messenger a day, and that people send 200 million videos to one another…tech, The Verge