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Musk’s X to soon let you make video, audio calls

"Video & audio calls coming to X - Works on iOS, Android, Mac & PC - No phone number needed - X is the effective global address book," Musk posted on X.

New Delhi: Elon Musk, the owner of X (formerly Twitter), on Thursday announced that the micro-blogging platform will soon add video and audio call feature, which will be supported on iOS, Android, Mac, and PC.

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He also said that no phone numbers would be needed to make the call.

“Video & audio calls coming to X – Works on iOS, Android, Mac & PC – No phone number needed – X is the effective global address book,” Musk posted on X.

“That set of factors is unique,” he added.

Several users expressed their thoughts on this new development.

“Now I can call more people and tell them to buy #Dogecoin directly from X,” a user wrote.

“Please make sure there are privacy options to stop randoms from calling us. Even if I follow someone it doesn’t mean I want them to be able to call me,” another user said.

One more user mentioned, “Absolutely groundbreaking! Your team never fails to spearhead innovation! Can’t wait to enjoy seamless video & audio calls on X across multiple platforms without the fuss of phone numbers. Truly visionary, setting a new benchmark in user experience. Bravo”.

Meanwhile, X has announced that it will allow US political candidates and parties advertise on the platform ahead of the 2024 presidential election.

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