Not because I to see them while I chat with them, but because the simplicity is there and it's enough to make me think twice before opening either app.But Duo isn't yet without its faults or missing features.
Also, a live quiz show called Quiz Biz allows users to answer questions and potentially win real money.
Users log in with a phone number, Facebook account, or Instagram account. " /Violent content is prohibited, but the terms of service do not specify what is considered violent content.
Simplicity is the name of the game with Duo and that starts with the setup.
Once you've installed the app, all you have to do is agree to a couple of permission requests if you're running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or above, then type your phone number. Once the code is there, you're inside and looking at your own sexy (or not) face through the front camera window.
But local reports have speculated that it is a way of protecting the revenues of traditional telecoms companies.
Video and voice calling allows people to call over the internet rather than phone networks, avoiding the expense that can often come with calling outside of the country or for extended times.
Duo isn't trying to revolutionize video calls, it just wants to approach them from a more modern perspective, one that builds on our smartphone-carrying habits, our needs for immediacy, and our disdain for complexity.
With just a couple of calls, Duo has proven to me that it can replace Skype on my phone and maybe even tempt me to use it instead of Whats App audio calls with certain friends.
The app’s video and voice chat functions, along with similar service imo, now can’t be used in the country because of “regulations”.
It isn’t clear exactly why the features have been blocked in the country.
The service had been banned because it failed to “comply with regulations”, an official told local news services.