Exciting New Feature Launched By WhatsApp, Here’s How You Can Use It
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been launching many new features in order to make the life of the user much easier. One of the main features recently launched by the application is the support for group video calling. There were quite a few news around the internet about the new feature that the company is testing in which you can add up to four members in a video call.
According to the tweet by @WABetaInfo, the Android version of the app with the version number 2.18.145 and the iOS version of the app 2.18.52 have got the feature of video calling. But the following feature will be available only for a few selected users.
To check if you are among those selective WhatsApp users with the group video calling feature on your smartphone then you need to follow these procedures. First of all, open your WhatsApp then select a contact that you wish to call and do a normal video call. If the option of a group video call is available on your smartphone then you will be able to see a new ‘Add Participant’ button. If you are not able to find it then you wouldn’t be able to make such calls.
Other than the video call feature, at the annual F8 developers’ conference, Mark Zuckerberg had mentioned the WhatsApp will come up with new stickers which will quite similar to the stickers in the Line and WeChat. This new feature will provide the user with a whole new variety of seasonal and event-related stickers. Both emoji and stickers will be available for the user and after the launch of the new stickers, emoji will not be removed.
It was also found out that the stories which were not able to perform well on Instagram, Messenger or Facebook got a better response on WhatsApp. That is why Mark Zuckerberg also announced a partnership with various third-party services so that the story engagement in the application increases. For example, a user will be able to share the song which played on Spotify, Saavn and many more streaming apps to their stories on WhatsApp or the user will be able to share the pictures from the GoPro cameras directly as stories on WhatsApp.
The WhatsApp groups got a lot of new features such as admin controls, participant search, and more before the video calling feature was launched. The only aim of adding such new and interactive features in WhatsApp is to attract more users toward this application.