New screen sharing feature is now available on Facebook Messenger

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Video chat service is one of the things that we can't live without during this pandemic. Not only keeping us connected, but it is also used for various professional purposes while we're being quarantined at home. Screen sharing is an important tool for video chat service to let users interact with one and another. For that, Facebook has updated the Messenger with a new screen sharing feature for those who would like to share their phone screens with their family and friends.

After updating to the latest version, you will get to share your screen when calling a friend, in a group chat, or while taking part in even larger conversations via Messenger Rooms. The feature can be enabled by swiping up from the bottom of the screen to reveal a bunch of options, then click on "share your screen", "start sharing" and followed by "start broadcast". Of course, you will be prompted to make sure that you really want to share your screen before any actions take place.

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The feature currently allows the users to share the screen with up to eight people in group chats or up to 16 people in Messenger Rooms. In the future, Facebook would like to improve it by allowing the feature to be used with up to 50 people in Rooms. The update will be rolled out to both iOS and Android users, be sure to check out!

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