Whatsapp has recently introduced the group video-calling feature for iOS and Android users. Beta testing for a few Android and iOS users have now gone live. Presently, this feature is not available to all but will be soon.
According to recent tweets shared by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp have received a new update. This new version has got a new button in its normal calling button for a group video call. At present, this new feature is updated in almost all Android and iOS mobiles.
WhatsApp has also announced to release a number of new and interesting features for group chats and group video calls to make the platform more functional and enchanting. Among these new features of whatsapp there are group descriptions, wherethere a short blurb will appear under the group info tab that allows users to set the motive, details, specifications or topics for the group.
Moreover, when a new member joins in a group, the details will be shown up at the top of the group chat. Further, administrators of the particular group of Whatsapp can restrict the members upon who can change the group’s subject, icon, and description. This gives admin more authority and control over the group activities. Admins can also remove administrator permissions of other group participants, keeping the fact behind that the group creators cannot be removed from the group they started.
Among other features, WhatsApp has also released a ‘group catch up’ option, where a user who has been away from a group chat, can quickly catch up on chats and can reply to them by tapping on a new @ button that appears at the bottom right corner of the chat. Group participants can now search for any member of the group by using the search option on the group info page.
WhatsApp also introduced protection controls for those users who do not want to be a part of the group but are repeatedly added to group. This feature restricts the user to be repeatedly added in the group which he has left before. All these new features of Whatsapp are being released in Android and iOS users.