It’s all free on Facebook’s side, and users will only be charged for data use by their mobile operator, which they can avoid by using Wi-Fi.One smart thing Messenger allows is for one person to turn off their video feed to make the other person’s high quality.The demo I saw showed just a hint of pixelation and strong frame rate with 2 bars of LTE service in SF.It’s easy to switch to just VOIP audio, and Facebook will gracefully notify you if the connection weakens to where video won’t work.With Messenger, someone on a new i Phone with strong LTE in San Francisco could video chat with someone on a low-end Android with a few bars of 3G in Nigeria.Here’s a quick video from Facebook showing Messenger video calls in action: Facebook first introduced desktop video calling in partnership with Skype in 2011, but eventually built its own video call infrastructure.Bringing it to mobile could Messenger a serious competitor to i OS-only Face Time, clunky Skype, and less-ubiquitous Google Hangouts.With 600 million Messenger users and 1.44 billion on Facebook, the new VOIP video feature has a massive built-in audience.
Still he wouldn’t say if Facebook’s moving in the livestreaming direction.
The solution for anyone who doesn't want to disable Face ID and rely on a PIN, Malik points out, is simply to try Face ID on your children after setting it up on yourself.
"You should probably try it with every member of your family and see who can access it," he says.
“We’re not thinking about what our second, third, fourth, and fifth steps will.
We’re goingto look at the data and decide what we need to do.