Facebook has launched CatchUp, an audio-only calling app



Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, has  launched a new app called CatchUp that makes it easier for friends and family in the U.S. to coordinate phone calls or set up group calls with up to 8 people. While there are a number of group chat apps available to users today, what makes CatchUp unique is that the calls it enables are audio-only, not video, and it flags when users are available. In addition, CatchUp won’t need a Facebook account to use the service — the app works with your phone’s contacts list.

CatchUp is currently being tested in the U.S. for a limited time on iOS and Android devices.



Source – Techcrunch

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