Google launches Duo to compete with Facetime - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Google launches Duo to compete with Facetime

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Facetime has a new competitor.

Google has released its free video-calling service, called Duo. It allows users to make calls between IOS and Android devices -- something Facetime can't do.

Duo opens to a split-screen view of your front camera and recently dialed contacts. If you don't want to answer a call, Duo will ring your phone for up to a minute before it gives up.

If you're already on the phone, it will send the caller a message saying you're unavailable. After you hang up, it will say you missed the call.

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