Skype has released Meet Now, a video conferencing tool that does not require you to download anything or remember any login details.
Houseparty, Zoom, WhatsApp, other video calling apps see surge in activity following coronavirus-related lockdowns
Zoom has seen the biggest surge in user base with its daily usage, rising by over 300 percent since the lockdown.
Houseparty has denied any breach in the app and says there is no link between the app and the compromises of unrelated accounts.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Houseparty, Zoom and other apps you can use to stay in touch while social distancing
Zoom can be used to connect with up to 100 people at a time, mostly used for work purposes.
After Facebook's disinterest, Houseparty has now been acquired by Fortnite maker Epic Games.
A representative from Facebook informed The Next Web that the company is ‘running a very small test’ in Denmark for the app.