Fam is live group video chat that works INSIDE your iMessage. Say hi to family, chill with up to 8 friends, or catch up with that special someone - all without leaving your current iMessage group chat or one-on-one conversation! Its never been easier to instantly group video chat with the people closest to you.

Fam may add TV shows and games to its iPhone group video app

via VENTUREBEAT: Group video chat Fam is thinking about adding several interactive experiences to its iOS and iMessage apps, including TV shows, news video, and other content to play and watch with friends. Fam users can chat with more than a dozen people at once. Just four months old, Boston-based Smack, the company behind Fam, will begin by adding more games in the coming months and then expand further by working with production partners and game developers.

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Fam raises $1.8 million for its iMessage-based group video chat app

via TECHCRUNCH: The iMessage App Store may have its struggles, but one app aimed at bringing group video chat into the iMessage experience is reportedly taking off. Boston-based Smack, the company behind the video chat app called Fam, has raised $1.8 million in funding from a range of investors for its top 25 Social Networking app on the App Store that allows groups to chat with one another via iMessage with just a few taps.

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Fam lets you do group videochats directly within iMessage

via TECHCRUNCH: "In my opinion, one of FaceTime’s major flaws is the lack of group video chat. Sure, apps like Skype, ooVoo and now Messenger let you do group video chats, but it’s just not as seamless as FaceTime. And while Houseparty has also recently entered the group video chat race, they are focused more on providing a shared space for all of your friends to pop in and out of a video chat. Enter Fam. The app lets you create group video chats directly within iMessage..."

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The 10 best iMessage Apps of 2016

via VENTUREBEAT: "1. Fam In short order, Fam appears to have become the biggest success story in the iMessage App Store so far. Fam was released earlier this month and claims to have already racked up more than a million downloads. It’s now at #2 in the Top Free app category of the iMessage App Store behind GamePigeon, a collection of about a dozen games you can play with friends..."

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