Apple’s iOS 12 gets Group Facetime

Victor Barreiro Jr.
Apple’s iOS 12 gets Group Facetime
Group Facetime will allow up to 32 people to go on a Facetime call at the same time.

MANILA, Philippines – Apple is taking Facetime up a notch, with a new multi-user calling feature called Group Facetime.

Group Facetime – introduced during Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) on Monday, June 4 (June 5, Manila time) – will allow up to 32 people to go on a Facetime call at the same time.

GROUP FACETIME. Promotional image of Group Facetime. Image from Apple.

The individual users in the Facetime call will their own window on the Facetime interface, and speaking will increase the prominence of their window on the app, though users can also double-tap a window to increase the size of a given window.

Group Facetime is one of the many features incoming for iOS 12, alongside increased performance of iOS on older, iOS 11-supported devices. – Rappler.com.

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Victor Barreiro Jr.

Victor Barreiro Jr is part of Rappler's Central Desk. An avid patron of role-playing games and science fiction and fantasy shows, he also yearns to do good in the world, and hopes his work with Rappler helps to increase the good that's out there.