But you need to set up an account with an ID and get those you plan to video-chat with to do the same.
Another option is a newer service with fewer hassles: the Google Duo app.
In theory, an actual group Face Time would function exactly like the original 1-on-1 but with more people.
Maybe this was just meant to stop us for a while until an actual group Face Time feature is developed, but who knows.
To take the pressure off broadcasting yourself to the world, Facebook will let you live stream alongside friends.