Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.
Google’s Duo video call app today introduced group video calls for up to 8 people for iOS and Android users worldwide. At launch, Duo group video calls will not be available for Google Assistant smart displays, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email.
Google’s Nest Hub has no camera, but devices from JBL, Lenovo, and other brands can make Duo video calls, as can the Nest Hub Max, due out this summer.
The ability to add text and emojis or draw on video messages was also added today on Android and is coming soon for iOS.

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