“We’re not thinking about what our second, third, fourth, and fifth steps will.
For example, Chudnovsky imagines two people Messenger text chatting for hours, one in a hotel room in NY, another in a room in Paris, both on Wi-Fi.
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.
there’s are 20 different ways we can take it.” Perhaps the most glaring omission for now is that mobile Messenger users can’t video call with desktop Facebook users, but Chudnovsky says that should be patched relatively soon.
On mobile, he thinks video calling in Messenger will be much more convenient than having to either video call someone suddenly, or switch apps.