When the video call app Google meet came into the world a little over a year ago, many of us wonder what would happen to Google Duo. The possible answer came months later with the rumor that Duo was being absorbed into Meet, and that absorption appears to have only just begun.
Last June, Google Meet released the effects, allowing us to blur and change the background of our video calls. Now in June Google Duo filters are coming
Meet begins to absorb Duo
Until now, Google offered with Meet a more professional and serious video calling app, so if we wanted to make more fun video calls with filters, we had to resort to Duo, but as with the arrival of filters to Meet, we see Google it looks like it doesn’t want to keep maintaining two video calling apps any longer.
Starting today Google Meet for mobile, including its integration with Gmail, already allows you to have m ore relaxed and fun video calls thanks to its new filters, masks and effects
By clicking on the “Effects” icon, in addition to blurring the background or changing the background of an image, we can now add styles and filters to our video call. We have found seven “styles” that allow us to activate B&W filters, lens reflections or change the tone of the image, as well as 25 masks that allow us to change our face to that of an animal or to add accessories or effects.
Google has not yet commented on the future of Duo, whose application has not received any news for nearly a year. With this latest move, it seems rumors of Duo being absorbed by Meet were true. Now let’s wait for the other Duo features to arrive on Meet.
Via | [Google](https://twitter.com/Google/status/1412822085316005889?
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