Facebook today announced the launch of a brand-new anonymous sharing app called Rooms, which will enable individuals to create an anonymous invite-only chat room based around any kind of theme.
Rooms is a standalone application that is not integrated with Facebook and does not require a Facebook login. No directly recognizable info is required within chat rooms and customers are identified by labels. An individual can join a chatroom via a QR code that could be discussed online, offline, independently, or publicly. While Rooms does not keep an eye on customer area, it does store messages on Facebook’s servers.
Rooms will be making use of the very same neighborhood criteria used by Facebook, so material flagged for bullying, dangers, spam, and also more can be deleted by Facebook. The site could also ban participants or disable whole chat rooms, as well as each Room moderator has the power to ban customers which join.
Chat areas, which can be created on any sort of subject, are likewise customizable with various colors, emojis, as well as much more. Baseding on Facebook Product Manager Josh Miller, who talked to Re/code, Rooms is not created to emulate anonymous sharing apps like Secret or Whisper, rather aiming to provide individuals with an area to chat with others which ‘love the same stuff you do.’
Rooms allows you create locations for things you’re passionate regarding. Choose a topic, customize the feel and look, be whoever you would like to be as well as share with others. It’s perfect for things you like and also passions that make you unique.
– Select a subject: Develop a home for people and are as right into the topic as you are.
– Customize the look and feel: Pick a shade, pick an emoji for your like button, as well as more!
– Be whoever you intend to be: Choose labels on your own, genuine or made up.
– Show others: Welcome people so you could discuss pictures, video clips, and notes with them.
Rooms was created by Facebook’s Creative Labs branch, which has additionally developed Paper and Slingshot. While news reader Paper has taken pleasure in success in the App Establishment, video clip and photo messaging application Slingshot has not been as popular.
Rooms is an iPhone-only app that can be downloaded from the App Store free of cost.