Why doesnt Facebook work in Edge

For video chat? I have to use Chrome (I may just cave and switch to Chrome) whenever I wish to use Messenger for video calls

Conversation 8 comments

  • 5664

    Premium Member
    13 February, 2017 - 8:38 pm

    <p>Answer: Facebook sucks.&nbsp;</p>

    • 661

      14 February, 2017 - 6:44 am

      <blockquote><em><a href="#42318">In reply to </a><a href="../../../../users/jimchamplin">jimchamplin</a><a href="#42318">:</a></em></blockquote>
      <p>Others would say that Edge sucks.</p>
      <p>I do wonder if there is a configuration string that can be set to overcome the incompatibility</p>

      • 5664

        Premium Member
        14 February, 2017 - 10:48 am

        <blockquote><em><a href="#42338">In reply to </a><a href="../../../../users/Simard57">Simard57</a><a href="#42338">:</a></em></blockquote>
        <p>And they would be half-right. Edge could be great if MS hadn’t foolishly tied it to the OS update cycle. It’s like they learned nothing from Internet Explorer.&nbsp;</p>
        <p>But I’m always going to enjoy blaming Facebook ?</p>

        • 2

          Premium Member
          15 February, 2017 - 8:24 am

          <blockquote><em><a href="#42352">In reply to </a><a href="../../../../users/jimchamplin">jimchamplin</a><a href="#42352">:</a></em></blockquote>
          <p>Guys, it’s OK. They both suck. :)</p>

          • 5530

            15 February, 2017 - 3:23 pm

            <blockquote><em><a href="#42461">In reply to </a><a href="../../../../users/paul-thurrott">Paul Thurrott</a><a href="#42461">:</a></em></blockquote>

  • 5530

    14 February, 2017 - 6:42 am

    <p>it used to work fine but facebook.com is constantly changing and updating the latest standards for webRTC and Edge’s slow updates have set it back. The next update to edge will almost certainly make it work again, but nothing stops facebook from charging ahead.</p>

  • 10790

    14 February, 2017 - 8:47 pm

    <p>Edge runs Sunspider much faster than Chrome on my humble Windows Cloudbook. But it doesn’t matter to me because Chrome runs Docs so much better. And it doesn’t surprise me to hear that other real world, common web apps like Facebook glitch on Edge too. On the other hand, only Edge will run high frame rate 720p YouTube vids, so go figure (50fps for example).</p>

    • 5530

      15 February, 2017 - 8:08 am

      <blockquote><em><a href="#42446">In reply to </a><a href="../../../../users/MDubb">MDubb</a><a href="#42446">:</a></em></blockquote>
      <p>Google owns both&nbsp;Docs and Chrome, it’s not a coincidence that it works well in chrome. Performance of Docs in Firefox is absolutely abysmal so it isn’t just Edge in that case.</p>


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