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Facebook’s Messenger video calling now in SA

Goodbye Skype. Facebook Messenger’s video calling feature is now available in more locations – including South Africa, according to David Marcus, the social network’s Vice President of Messaging Products.

Davis announced the development as a status update. He didn’t exactly list the newly supported countries, but he revealed in the comments that the company “would love to offer the service in UAE, but operators are blocking it.” We can say for sure that video calling hasn’t arrived in the Philippines yet, and according to commenters on Marcus’ page, it’s also still not available in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Folks in countries included in this update can take advantage of the feature on both iOS and Android, as well on

Papi Mabele
Tech enthusiast at heart. Lover of all things digital. Papi is the founder of SA Vibe and has been sharing his love for gadgetry since 2010. Papi sees no need for wearable tech in his busy schedule and considers the Xbox One as non existant. He may come across as bias at times, and still holds a grudge at BlackBerry for creating the 8520.