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Now, go live on Facebook with another friend

Also, announces option for live-streaming users to start direct message with one of their viewers

IANS  |  New York 

Facebook Live: Now add friend for a collaborative broadcast

To connect more people on Live, the giant has announced a new feature that will let users go live with another friend for a

"The feature was previously available to public figures, but now it is rolling out wide, allowing users to argue or chat with friends in a Live setting," technology website reported on Wednesday.

The company also announced the ability for live-streaming users to start a direct message with one of their viewers so they can have a private chat during the broadcast.

Users can have conversations in landscape mode for a split-screen style or portrait for picture-in-picture mode.

earlier announced that its platform will be coming to Live that would change the way people interact with friends on the

The camera effects platform includes two products: and

is an online creative editor, now available globally, that allows people to design frames that can be used either as profile picture frames or in the new camera.

AR Studio, now open for beta applications, can be used to create masks, scripted effects, animated frames and other AR technologies that react to movement, the environment or interactions during

First Published: Wed, May 24 2017. 15:55 IST