WhatsApp might've revealed its next major new feature


A report in WABetaInfo says that the new WhatsApp v2.17.70 beta for the iPhone update has a code which refers to the group voice calling feature.

After announcing the live location feature last week, WhatsApp is testing another useful feature.

The feature would allow WhatsApp users to add multiple people to a single VOIP phone call.

WhatsApp now allows users to make voice and video calls to their individual contacts, but the options only appear inside one-on-one conversations. However, they might not appear before the end of the year, as the features still require "a lot of development" and WhatsApp "has other priorities" - including an "unsend" feature, which will let you recall messages you've sent within a 5 minute window.

WhatsApp looks set to bring group voice calls to its popular chat app, the latest beta hints.

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An exact launch date has not been specified, but some smartphone users with the latest version of WhatsApp will already be able to see the feature on their handsets.

Facebook is also working on a group video chat app called Bonfire, but it's only available to a small number of users right now.

Note that these references we found are very strong (but they aren't visible for you at present) and they have allowed us to understand what WhatsApp is going to add in the application, as we did for WhatsApp for iPad. This bit of information comes from Teknepolis - a technology website.

Just a few months ago, The Facebook-owned app introduced the colourful status feature, (much like Instagram and Snapchat stories). The Facebook-owned WhatsApp has added many features to its platform this year and the latest group voice and video calls feature, if rolled out, would be a ideal end to this year's advancements. This feature will be called - Delete for Everyone. "It will be remotely enabled later and seen that WhatsApp "enabled" their servers for the Delete for Everyone feature, it may really be enabled soon", writes WABetaInfo in a tweet.

Whatsapp in its announcement of the new feature said it will make it easier for users to meet up with friends as they do not have to give directions outside the App.