Messaging app Line now lets you host group calls with up to 200 friends

Ever wanted to video chat with more than one friend at a time? Well, today you might be in luck as mobile messaging service Line has added support for that very feature.

Line has supported one-on-one video and voice calling for some time, but this new feature takes things to a new level by allowing more than one person in on the video chat. In fact, Line said it supports up to 200 people concurrently. (The company also has a standalone Android app for group calling.)

200 is a pretty ridiculous number. It’s hard to imagine that, even if you did have 200 friends on the service, getting them all on a video call at the same time would accomplish much. Long-distance karaoke? Or perhaps a more personal approach to live-streaming services like Periscope? Nothing particularly useful really screams out, but smaller group chats could be of interest to some users.

A gimmicky feature like this might help Line stand out from the crowd, though, which includes Facebook Messenger and…

Read the entire article from TechCrunch here: Messaging app Line now lets you host group calls with up to 200 friends

 



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