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Japanese instant communication app, LINE has launched a new group call app called Popcorn Buzz which lets you talks to 200 people simultaneously.

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The new app will compete with existing platforms which already have the same function like Skype and KakaoTalk, but unlike these two apps, LINE can feature a massive amount of 200 participants, while Skype and KakaoTalk can only allow 25  and 5 people respectively.


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Therefore, Popcorn Buzz seems to be the most ideal platform for business related matters as it works like a mini conference and the service is absolutely free of charge!

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To get started, for those who already have a LINE account, simply need to send out a group call URL which can be done via email, text message or other communication methods to other contacts.

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During the group call, users can know who is currently talking by noting the green dots that appear on the persons’ avatars.

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For now, the app is only available for Android users but LINE has confirmed that it will soon release the app for iOS as well.

(Photos from: play.google.com and linecorp.com)