WhatsApp is roll out a new feature that bringing its feature up to per with the huge massaging apps: group video calls.

The company surprisingly announced Monday, the app is starting with group video calling function to its iOS and Android app.

Since 2016, WhatsApp has supported video calling function but its sill now, this time the app changes with the latest version of feature all over total four participants supported.

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That’s pretty humble increase, especially contrasted to other services. The social media giant Facebook, its Messenger app supports up to 50 group video calls, whereas Snapchat supports 16 members and another side Apple’s FaceTime will work limitless up to 32 people when iOS 12 launcher after this year.

But this kind of feature probably more difficult for WhatsApp than some of its opponents. It just a video call, like other message apps to sent within the app, also its end-to-end encoded by default. Another condition, the company also needs to assure new features are improved for the people who are a slow connection with their older devices.

When the feature is live, simply you can start group video calls to your partner by pressing new “add participant” option, it shows in the top right corner of the screen whereas you’re video chatting.


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