More personal than a phone call, but just as easy, video calling is often free and the feature is popping up in more apps, including Whats App earlier this year.
If you have an i Phone or i Pad, your top choice would likely be Face Time, since its built into the operating system and works well.
Flybridge Capital, Boston Seed Capital, and Wayne Chang, who led Smack’s seed round, have re-committed in the interim round.
Will Apple build its own group video chat tool and eliminate the need for a product like Fam? If Fam is successful, it gives Apple the ability to tout the innovation coming out of its new i Message App Store.
It also doesn’t hurt that millions of people are spending more and more time in i Message.
Within two days, they had a working version of the Fam app.
And within four days, they submitted the first Fam iteration to the i Message App Store. That weekend project has taken a life of its own and exploded in popularity, particularly with 13 to 22-year-olds.
(For an explainer on the i Message App Store, read this.) Fam is a big deal because users don’t have to venture outside of i Message, Apple’s instant messaging service.
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