WhatsApp to launch group voice, video call soon

WhatsApp introduced video calling last year

Apart from that, WABetaInfo also reported that WhatsApp for iPhone app will soon give group administrators more power, and also the ability to select and remove multiple participants from a group at once.

WhatsApp, the instant messaging application, has over a billion users and to keep them around, the app is always adding new features.

Fewer yet similar references for the same have been found for video calling too. While there are many references in the code which suggest that the voice calling for groups, is nearly a confirmed feature now.

A report in WABetaInfo says that the new WhatsApp Beta for the iPhone update has a code which refers to the group voice calling feature. Recently WhatsApp was found testing the business profile feature, the one that allows business owners to communicate directly with the customers.

GROUP VOICE CALLS will be one of the next features!

WhatsApp's reportedly working on enabling group video and voice calls for iOS and Android, 2 in-demand features which have been rumored for a while.

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WhatsApp has recently added the live location sharing feature on their platform, which will enable users to share their real-time location updates with their chosen contacts or groups.

WaBetaInfo unearthed the hidden references within the 2.17.70 beta release.

Some users have expressed safety concerns as this might be used by strangers to harm others, some who may not be tech-savvy hence unaware.

One of the most anticipated features that this new update brings is mark chat as unread.

The latest beta version update has a slew of new features, which include a smaller app size and auto-notification in case of change of number. This is not the first time that we are hearing about the WhatsApp group calling feature. The WhatsApp will also notify if someone changes their WhatsApp number to a different number.

WhatsApp has also announced advanced features for improved group management, including a tool that will prevent the group creator to be deleted from the group by other administrators.

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