Google Duo might just be the new tool for you to communicate with during this time of global pandemic as it’s been reported that the number of participants has now been increased from 8 to 12 which is a big 4 more addition.
Google Senior director of Product and Design Sana Zahari made this announcement saying that the company promises to bring more even though nothing more than that was shared.
Zahari also made it known the company is also monitoring all user feedback across the Duo platform which includes Messages, Dialer as they prioritize top requests.
We are grateful that Duo is helping users see their loved ones all around the world. We recognize group calling is particularly critical right now. We have increased group calling from 8 participants to 12 effective today. More to come. #AllInThisTogether #COVID19— Sanaz (@sanazahari) March 27, 2020
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This new change is probably very necessary as US citizens are now stuck in their homes as the COVID-19 pandemic rises higher than everywhere throughout the world with 100, 390 confirmed cases in the US alone.
This will enable people communicate with one another effectively and allow for small groups of people have a proper face to face communication despite social distancing.
While the Google Duo might not be as popular as those we already know, it’s minimalist design and speed is what makes it interesting and spectacular for every users who wants to make video call.
And speaking of the COVID-19 disease, numbers are growing worldwide with over 500,000 confirmed cases and more than 22,000 recorded deaths from the disease. The case of the outbreak in the US keeps worsening as numbers keep rising with over 100,000 cases and only 2,465 recovered from the disease while more than 1,000 deaths is already being recorded all which showed the slow recovery rate versus active cases.