This year, with the COVID-19 lockdown starting, Portal sales are getting increased by over
10x, so much so that Facebook has been struggling hard to keep up with demand.
Facebook has also been functioning smoothly to find new use cases for the tool, including
an NHS partnership in the UK on a program that has provided Portals to over thousands of aged residents as a means to keep them well-connected to friends and family.
With more people at stuck home more often, Facebook’s Portal has found its niche. And now, Facebook is adding some new presentations and connections to make it more appealing.
Now Facebook is adding Messenger Room to the Portal, enabling people to jump in of the video hangout option via their Facebook Portal device.