The deadly COVID-19 pandemic has led the peoples to restrict themselves to their homes, more and more advancements in call and video call services have emerged. And to take participate in this development chain, the tech giant Google’s, Google Duo has just announced several features, in which the Family Mode is the center of attraction.
Google Duo is joining the forces to keep its service competitive on the market and to compete, and it will soon allow making calls with up to 32 people simultaneously.
Getting shocked! Actually, this news is quite interesting; thus, it may shock you. As we all know that there are so many online meeting tools that emerged, but they literally don’t improve their services so hard.
Google believes that it is the need for the moment that dictates the rules, and as they said that “if you snooze, then you lose”, which means that if we neglect, we will lose the game. In short, to become more competitive in a market that is already so crowded, Google Duo presented several improvements and a fascinating feature.
Google Duo’s Family Mode
Google recently announced through its official blog, several new features, implemented in the Google Duo. One of the most important is the new Family Mode, which is designed to bring families closer together, who, with the pandemic, were forced to be physically away.
Apart from this, the new Family Mode also offers a screen where you can make drawings while you are in a video call. Even users will also have access to new visual effects and masks to make the moment much more joyful.
- Want to use this feature? Don’t worry, as we will guide you through this.
- To start using this mode, you have to start a video call.
- After that, now you have to click on the ‘Family Mode’ option.
- Once the feature is active, the ‘end’ or ‘mute the call’ buttons will be hidden, which will prevent children from accidentally clicking and disconnecting the call.
- That’s it.
Moreover, the Family Mode feature works for both private calls and group calls. Another new feature is also added, known as ‘Moments,’ where the user can take screenshots of the people who are making the call. An option that users like to be able to share images with friends or on social networks.
Currently, Google Duo have extended video calls from 8 to 12 people, but according to the reports, this number will soon increase within the coming weeks, for up to 32 people at the same time.
The tech giant Google stressed that all calls on Google Duo are fully encrypted, which makes them secure and completely private. So, what do you think about this? Simply share all your views and thoughts in the comment section below.