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How to download Facebook's unreleased Bonfire video chat app today

12 days ago   |   By 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. For starters, if you don't actually live in Denmark, you'll need a second Apple ID. That might sound daunting at first, but it's quite easy. This page has complete instructions, but here's a quick primer. First, go to the Featured page on the...
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Facebook is testing its standalone video chat app Bonfire

Facebook is testing its standalone video chat app Bonfire

12 days ago   |   By The Verge

In July, The Verge learned that Facebook was testing a standalone group video chat app called Bonfire. Now, as spotted by The Next Web , it appears it's popped up in the Danish Apple App Store.
At the time, the app was rumored to be incredibly similar to other group video chat app HouseParty, and The Next Web confirms this is the case. The app lets you not only hold video chats with multiple people at once, but you can also apply Snapchat-like effects, and share pictures to Instagram, Facebook, and Messenger.
Friends added to a chat will get a notification in Messenger, and once they join...
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Facebook tries its hand at group video chat with Bonfire

Facebook tries its hand at group video chat with Bonfire

12 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Facebook has been quietly testing a new group video chat app, called Bonfire, which allows up to eight friends to engage in conversation as well as use special effects, similar to those you'd find in apps like Instagram and Snapchat. The app was spotted in the wild in Denmark's iOS App Store by The Next Web. The report also notes that when they tried to invite other users to join...
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Facebook quietly released their Bonfire app in Denmark - and we found it

Facebook quietly released their Bonfire app in Denmark - and we found it

12 days ago   |   By 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 HouseParty, allowing you to hold video chats with several participants simultaneously. Our head of social, Matt Navarra, was able to obtain the app with “a lot of fiddling around” on the Danish App Store. Here's some footage he took of the onboarding process. From what we can tell, Bonfire lets users adorn...
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