There were already hints that Facebook was planning to trial Rooms on Messenger in the near future.
It has also tested new features for its own in-app camera on Facebook itself, as well as in Messenger.
Meanwhile, its Instagram app rolled out its own version of Stories, and Whats App has been testing a Stories clone called Status.
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This could work well as an add-on for things like larger Facebook groups, where not all the members are also Facebook friends. But it could also help connect people around subjects they want to discuss via messaging, instead of the more formal structure of a Facebook group.
Another use case could be organizing events or sending out alerts.
Facebook confirmed to us the Rooms feature has just begun rolling out to Australian and Canadian users.
At this time, only users in those regions will be able to create Rooms.
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Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates.
Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).