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The Messenger team has done extensive work to try to crunch the data needed for video calling as small as possible.
It’s often let products like Facebook Deals or Home die rather than pester its nearly one and a half billion people to use them. Only products and features people actually want survive and that’s how the product keeps getting better and better” Chudnovsky reveals. Though Facebook offers a way to disable auto-play of News Feed videos when you’re not on Wi-Fi to save people’s data plans, some users who didn’t still felt burned when they saw their bills.
Mark Zuckerberg said on last week’s Facebook earnings call that Messenger already accounts for 10% of global mobile VOIP calls.
He believes free, high audio quality VOIP will displace traditional phone calling, and video calling could accelerate that.
“You don’t have to close it, go to another app, launch that app, connect with them in that other app, and then finally starting the call with brain damage from how you’re actually doing it.” Chudnovsky knew Facebook needed to build mobile video calling after doing feedback sessions about Messenger’s audio calling feature.
“Unprompted, a lot of people said ‘we’d like to have a face-to-face conversation over Messenger” he tells me.