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20 alternative and related products to Houseparty 1.5

Houseparty 1.5
Live video chat with friends, now with groups and texting 🎉

Houseparty 1.5 is FaceTime for groups. Now you can make guest lists, name your groups, and group chat away (pro tip: you can even buzz the guest list all at once). Pretend keeping your social circles separate in real life is as easy as separate Houseparty rooms.

20 Alternatives to Houseparty 1.5

Turn your phone into a handsfree intercom

Switchboard is your instant voice network. It gives you a hands-free intercom between close friends and colleagues to let you chat more spontaneously, as though you're in the same room. You control your availability so that you're easy to reach when you want and you can focus when you need.

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The new group video chat app from Facebook 🔥

Bonfire is the long-rumored Houseparty competitor for Facebook. It's a group video chat app that lets you hang out with your best friends and meet new ones. Open the app to start video chatting instantly.

It's currently only available in the Danish App Store.

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The Next Web
Bonfire, Facebook's group video chat app, has sprung up on the Danish iOS App Store, suggesting the social media giant is slowly rolling it out to customers. We first learned about Bonfire in July of this year. Essentially, it borrows several features from current teen-fave (and Meerkat successor) HouseParty, allowing you to hold video chats ...
The Verge
Facebook is building a standalone app that incorporates ideas from Houseparty, the group video chat app that rose from the ashes of Meerkat, The Verge has learned. The app, which has the working name Bonfire, was recently demonstrated for employees. It is being targeted for a fall release, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The Next Web
Today we discovered Bonfire, Facebook's new group video chat app, on the Danish iOS App Store. At time of writing, it's not available in the US App Store - or any other that we know of. If you want to try out the app for yourself, and you don't live in Denmark, you'll have to get creative.
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Screen share with friends from a group video chat ✨

Squad lets you hang out with friends in all of your favorite apps. Start a group video chat, then broadcast your screen so everyone can see what you see. Show friends anything on your phone from text messages to TikTok videos. Instagram together. Snapchat together. Tinder together. Shop together. Spotify together. 😳😍😂 Join the iOS beta!

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Medium
The beta version of Squad is live in the App Store. An Android version is coming soon - so get on the list if you want to hear when it drops. Oh and we're on Product Hunt today. (Thx in advance for...
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Group video chat exclusively for iMessage

Fam is the first live video application built in and for the iMessage interface. After you download Fam, it will appear in your iMessage keyboard. With just a few taps, you can have a group video chat with unlimited friends at once inside your current iMessage group chats and one-on-one conversations.

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Fam offers a way to seamlessly hangout with friends in group video chats right within their already existing iMessage group chats.
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TechCrunch
In my opinion, one of FaceTime's major flaws is the lack of group video chat. Sure, apps like Skype, ooVoo and now Messenger let you do group video chats, but it's just not as seamless as FaceTime.
Business Insider
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple's native over-the-top (OTT) messaging app, iMessage, could be the most-used messaging platform for US teens, according to a comparative analysis by Fam messaging app CEO Giuseppe Stuto.
VentureBeat
Group video chat Fam is thinking about adding several interactive experiences to its iOS and iMessage apps, including TV shows, news video, and other content to play and watch with friends. Fam users can chat with more than a dozen people at once.
Hacker Noon
Okay, enough waiting - time for the good stuff! Here's the exact growth timeline from launch night through our 1,000,000th install 10 days later: December 5th, 2016 (MVP LAUNCH NIGHT, BABY!) Step 1: Prepare App Store Page6:30pm EST Fam app gets approved by Apple and is available for download on the iMessage App Store (we launched as iOS-only, and still are i… See more
Fortune
You might have seen people excitedly tweeting in the last two weeks that "group FaceTime" is finally here. But make no mistake - it's not tech giant Apple behind this new iMessage -based app. It's three guys in Boston you've never heard of.
Medium
Fam took 8 days to build, but it took over 2 years and 4 other product launches to create. The story starts when I teamed up with my cofounders Frank and Giuseppe. They had already created a powerful high school brand called SmackHigh  - a collection of regionalized Twitter accounts that enabled over half a million high school students to share and read high… See more
TechCrunch
The iMessage App Store may have its struggles, but one app aimed at bringing group video chat into the iMessage experience is reportedly taking off. Boston-based Smack, the company behind the video chat app called Fam, has raised $1.8 million in funding from a range of investors for its Top 25 Social Networking app on the App Store that allows groups to chat… See more
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A new data report, posted by the CEO of Fam, Giuseppe Stuto, discusses how Apple's default messaging platform is one of the most commonly used social apps in the U.S., especially among teens. Fam is a group video chat appaaa
Hacker Noon
No one really seems to talk about it or acknowledge it, but iMessage is where a lot of mobile usage is trending towards, particularly for Gen-Z, and there are many good reasons why.
AINNO
Their disappointment was loud and clear. Apple had just finished its big WWDC presentation last week on Monday, June 5, and it became apparent that the West Coast tech giant wasn't going to release a feature for iPhone that many fans were clamoring for: group FaceTime.
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Surprise group videos made easy

VidHug makes it a piece of cake to surprise a loved one with a beautiful video montage of messages from their friends & family on any special occasion!

What started as a "MVP created for my mom's 70th b-day", became a side project, and is now a startup! My favourite part of this journey is seeing VidHug deliver joy to people around the world! 🤗❤️

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Make new friends in a ghostly fashion!

Casper is a simple, modern chat app with no surprises. You can meet new people, add them, and chat with them once they've added you back. If you want to be discovered easier, you can "boost" your profile for visibility. If you want to meet a lot of new people in a short amount of time, this is your app!

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Ultimate video messenger to communicate with friends

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Musically
The success of musical-selfie app Musical.ly has already spawned a spin-off: live-streaming app Live.ly. Now the company has launched two more standalone video-focused apps: Pingpong and Squad. The former promises to be "your ultimate video messenger to communicate with friends".
Digital Trends
Musical.ly, the social platform for creating and sharing short videos beloved by teens, is releasing a new app to build upon its success. The Chinese startup (which, by its own account, boasts 100 million users on its flagship service) recently debuted Ping Pong for iOS.
TechCrunch
Musical.ly, the tween and teen focused lip-syncing app, has just dropped another app onto the App Store. Days ago, the company launched a video messaging app called Ping Pong on the App Store, in what appears to be a test ahead of a public debut.
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Catch up with friends with 30 second video chats

Thirty lets you have 30-second live video chats with your friends, family, and even celebrities.

How many times have you ignored phone calls just because you felt like you didn't have the time or didn't know how long they wanted to talk for? With 30, there's no reason not to answer.

Thirty is fast, easy-to-use, and just plain fun.

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An app to help you and your friends stay together at events

- Create your own in-app Party, invite friends with Facebook or Messenger
- Group chat
- Find friends with live GPS location tracking
- Alert button for instant help
With SearchParty you’ll never lose your friends in the crowd again.
getsearchparty.com

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Two Australian developers have created a brand new app that aims to improve safety and awareness for people attending music festivals. The SearchParty app allows users to create their own "party" and communicate with friends, geo-locate among large crowds and multiple festival stages and features a "world-first" alert button which notifies everyone in the cr… See more
Women Love Tech
In the wake of the recent controversial festival licensing, youth drug overdoses and calls for pill testing, a new app aims to provide added safety for all festival attendees. Launched this month by Gold Coast developers, SearchParty provides an added layer of safety and reassurance for festival-goers.
The Weekend Edition Gold Coast |
Enter SearchParty ­- an ingenious new app that keeps you connected to your friends and helps you to find each other should you get lost. Create your own 'Party' within the app, chat to members in private or public conversations, and pinpoint their location within two metres thanks to live GPS tracking with 10 millisecond updates.
Facebook
Two Burleigh Heads brothers have developed an app that's aimed at making festivals much safer. It helps users locate family members and friends in big crowds. www.7plus.com.au/news #7News
The Music
"We can't stop people from taking drugs, but we wanted to make festivals safer across the board."
Oztix
"Twenty-five people were hospitalised on Australia Day weekend. Drug use is commonplace at festivals and even more people are affected by alcohol, heatstroke and dehydration. We can't stop people from taking drugs, but we wanted to make festivals safer across the board - whether people need help after an overdose, drinking too much, or even feeling vulnerabl… See more
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Hi Everyone. Super excited to introduce PartyCam. Itay and I wanted to solve 2 problems.

First one is that there was not great solution to capture life with friends and share it outside the group.

Second was that we wanted to let people create stories based on topic and keep adding to them over time and share them anywhere.

hope you enjoy it.

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Stream gameplay to your team, no streaming software required

Stream privately to your team in just a few clicks - no third-party software required.

Add in Multi-streaming to allow you to see all of your friends' perspectives at once, and higher quality and lower latency than other streaming options, and Guilded's group streaming is the best streaming experience for gaming teams and communities.

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