Social media platform X, formerly often called Twitter, is launching an early version of video and audio calling for some users, in line with chief technology officer and owner Elon Musk, because the billionaire pushes for X to turn into an “every thing app.”
Musk described a post on the platform instructing users on enabling the feature as an “Early version of video & audio calling on X.”
The latest functionality comes amid a series of recent features and changes to the platform’s core experience under Musk, who acquired the social media company nearly a 12 months ago.
After rebranding Twitter as X, Musk signaled he would turn the platform right into a super-app, offering a variety of services from messaging and social networking to peer-to-peer payments.
Teasing the feature in August, Musk had said users wouldn’t need a phone number for the features, which shall be available on Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android and private computers.