Facebook Messenger is Testing Video Chat Link to Allow Users to Join Without Creating an Account First!

The chat feature on Facebook has improved by leaps and bounds, courtesy of Messenger. The app allows users to chat with their friends and others without accessing the main Facebook app and it is actually more convenient than it sounds.

In order for any product or service to remain relevant, it needs to keep on evolving. The team behind Messenger is aware of this fact as well and over the years, has introduced countless exciting features to the app. Lately, reports have started emerging regarding an interesting video chat feature being in the works.

App Researcher Jane Manchun Wong tweeted about Messenger working on Video Chat Link. Wong attached a screenshot with her tweet as well that includes proper explanation regarding where the option to create and share a link shall appear and what purpose it will serve.

When searching for contacts on Messenger, an option to invite them with a link will be visible along with their names. Additionally, the link can also be copied and shared with people to add them to an ongoing video call, even if they don’t have an Account. The invited people will not be added to the group however. It should also be noted that the person sharing the link will be able to revoke it at any time.

An artwork was recently added as well that should appear in case of the link being inactive. It is shown at the right side of the screenshot.


As of now, the feature is being tested and there is no word on a potential release date or even if the feature will be rolled out in the near future. Of course, there are certain security risks associated with the feature that Messenger will hopefully resolve before rolling out the link option to all users. Stay tuned for further updates.



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