goal has announced (opens in new tab) who is currently working on a set of new features for Facebook groups that aim to bring communities closer together, and some of them will be very familiar to users of the popular voice, video and text chat app Discord.

According to the announcement, admins will soon have the ability to create channels within their groups that allow them to interact in “smaller, more casual settings where they can have deeper discussions about common interests or organize their communities around topics in different formats”.

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This will include new Discord-style community audio channels that will allow admins and group members to “casually drop in and out of real-time audio conversations”, along with regular text-based chat channels for those who are shy. on the microphone.