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How to create an Instagram group video chat in a Messenger Room

Instagram Messenger Room iPhone

If you want to hang out with your Instagram followers, you can do a group Instagram video chat. This is a fun way to get together with a few pals at the same time to make plans or just catch up. But it’s not the only way to meet. You can also create a private room using (Facebook) Messenger and Instagram together.

The nice thing about using a chat room is that you can have up to 50 people, whereas with a group Instagram video chat, you can only currently have four. So if you have family around the world or friends around the country that you want to chat with at once, here’s how to create a Messenger Room to video chat through Instagram.

How to group video chat on Instagram

Instagram Group Video Chat iPhone

If you want to spend some quality time with your Instagram followers or friends, try a group video chat. This cool feature lets you add up to four participants and use your camera, microphone, or typing skills during the chat.

While Instagram's group video chat has been around for a bit, that doesn’t mean you’ve given it a try yet. So if you’re a new Instagram user or just new to the group chat feature, here’s how to use it.

How to disable moving faces in group FaceTime

When you're using group FaceTime, the tile of the person speaking is automatically enlarged. The idea is to provide some context and prevent losing track of the conversation. In reality, moving faces in group FaceTime add up to the confusion because person tiles get bounced around as multiple chat participants start speaking over one another. Thankfully, Apple gives us the option to stop automatic enlarging for person tiles. Follow along with our step-by-step tutorial if you'd like to learn how to disable moving faces in group FaceTime calls.

The best work from home communication apps for remote teams

Communication apps for teams - Slack

You might be a full-time remote worker or just working from your home temporarily. Either way, you need a method to communicate with coworkers, employees, and others who work remotely like you.

There are some wonderful tools available for chatting with your team. From those that have simple chat capabilities to others with app and service integrations.

If you’re looking for the right app for your remote communications, these are some of the best ones out there.