On April 20th, Facebook’s Head of Messenger announced the global roll-out of free group calling on Messenger’s iOS and Android apps.
“Really excited to announce the global roll out of group calling in Messenger today. From any group conversations, just tap on the phone icon to initiate a group call. You can then manage individual participants on the next screen.”
2) Google is Adding New Features to Television Search
This week, Google announce that they’re expanding their TV show search feature to include air times and channel information.
President of Global Partnerships, Google said, “Coming soon, Google Search will have live TV listings. So now when you’re looking for The Big Bang Theory, we’ll not only show you the apps and sites where you can find the latest episode, but also show which channel you can turn your TV to later in the evening or week to catch it live.”
Search Engine Land has everything you need to know on the expanded search results.
3) Podcasts launch in Google Play Music
According to an announcement from Android’s official blog on Monday, podcast lovers in the U.S. and Canada can now listen to their favorite content on Google Play Music.
“Starting today on the web and rolling out on Android in the U.S. and Canada, we’ll connect you with podcasts based on what you’re doing, how you’re feeling and what you’re interested in. Similar to our contextual playlists for music, we want to make it easy to find the right podcast—whether you’re a podcast aficionado or listening for the first time.”
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