Pick from the webcams below and see life as it happens on the Fal River.
This allows them to continue sending each other stickers and GIFs through the video call.
For example, Facebook brought Instant Video — a feature that lets users send short videos within a conversation thread — to Messenger, and Google launched Duo, its video-calling app, Daydream, the company’s VR platform, and Tango (via Lenovo), its platform that aims to provide better native VR and AR capabilities in smartphones.
Coupled with the high engagement rates that chat apps boast, the introduction of video chat could help reshape the behavior of consumers, making them more inclined to use the camera within these apps.
Kik is just the latest company to bolster its camera-focused offerings.
As live video and photo sharing become increasingly central to mobile communication, other businesses have been working hard to ensure that they're catering to growing consumer demand.