The majority of my household lives in Colombia, South America, and video calling has been a life-changing method for my father and grandparents to view my children mature. Recently, video calls have also become the only method for my daughters to see their grandmas who live nearby. The physical separation has actually been hard for all of us, Google Duo makes it much easier to let family understand how much we miss them, reveal off our newest art work and just act silly together like we would in person. Last month, we revealed new functions on Duo to assist you stay linked, and today I’ll share updates that make conversations with loved ones even more unique.
More enjoyable with the household with family mode
Our brand-new family mode lets you doodle on video requires everybody to see and likewise shock them with enjoyable results and masks that change you into astronauts, cats and more. Just start a video call, tap the menu icon and after that tap Household to get started. You don’t need to worry about unexpected mutes or hang-ups because we have actually hidden those buttons while you’re playing together. This brand-new household mode is offered when signed into Duo with your Google account. As always, calls on Duo are end-to-end encrypted and stay personal in between you and your liked ones.
We hope these features help you better get in touch with your nearby and dearest, and likewise bring a bit of enjoyable to your conversations.