New WhatsApp update adds three participants to a group call
WhatsApp update is coming with new future, which will make calls on the instant messaging service more interesting. A new beta is out for the Facebook-owned instant messaging service wherein users will be allowed to add up to three participants in a group call.
An add person icon will appear in the top right corner of the call screen. Clicking on it will allow you to add at least three more people from your contact list. As of now it is unclear from the source whether the new feature works with both voice calls and video calls, To help businesses communicate better with their customers in India, WhatsApp last month officially rolled out “WhatsApp Business”, a free-to-download Android app for small businesses, in the country
A fan site tests new WhatsApp features, the feature is available for Android beta version 2.18.39. It is unclear whether the ability to add participants has been spotted for voice call or video call on WhatsApp. The report claims the feature will available for everyone in the future, though an exact timeline is not known.
The earlier reports that the Facebook-owned messaging app was working on a group voice calls and could release the feature this year. Facebook already has a similar feature on Messenger. WhatsApp is available in more than 50 different languages around the world and in 10 Indian languages. India is one of the largest markets for the service, with over 200 million active users. WhatsApp recently launched its Business app for small and medium enterprises in India. WhatsApp Business App is free-to-download and the app is aimed at making it easier for companies to connect with customers. WhatsApp’s ‘delete for everyone’ feature lets people recall sent messages within seven minutes of sending them. The feature is not limited to text messages as it works for photos, videos, GIFS, contact cards, etc