With the growth in the use of video calls, mainly due to the current pandemic crisis, many companies have invested in the development of features that improve the user experience.
As might be expected, Google was not indifferent to this trend and improved the Meet application, a service used by millions of users daily and which, now, has received special attention, being contemplated with several and interesting news.
Earlier this week, the tech giant announced that it was getting ready to launch new features on Meet and that app users, whether on Android or iOS, will be able to make video calls using filters and more fun masks where they appear, for example, cats, astronauts, among others. Some of the filters were directly imported from Google Duo.
In addition to backgrounds, effects can also be chosen, with the range of filters being increased, particularly with regard to lens effects and color overlays, which can be applied to video. These new filters and effects have already been released
During the video call, the user can change the effects. You only have to press the icon in the lower right corner to access these options.
Second advances the 9to5Google , Google has released several features in order to directly compete with its rival Zoom. This time, the tech giant hopes to win over more users and get them to use Meet to connect with friends and family.
According to the same source, Google may replace its Duo app with Meet entirely.
Once the update is made available by Google, the news will automatically be available to its users.