This morning TNW’s Matt Navarra uncovered Facebook’s rumored video chat app, Bonfire
Like Houseparty, open the app to instantly jump into a live video chat with friends. Unlike Houseparty, it includes ridiculous and silly Snapchat-like face filters.
While brand new, Bonfire essentially launched inside of Facebook Messenger late last year (#3 most upvoted product for the day
). This is yet another example of Facebook’s unbundling strategy, using well-trafficked apps like Facebook proper and Messenger to test new ideas before splitting them out into independent apps.
What's next? A dedicated Facebook TV app to compete with YouTube? Add your predictions here.