WhatsApp might've revealed its next major new feature

WhatsApp appears to be planning to bring voice and video calls to group chats.

Keeping user privacy intact, WhatsApp stated that like all of its other messaging functions, location sharing will be end-to-end encrypted.

After their latest live location sharing feature, WhatsApp is adding one more feature to their interface, Group Voice Calling!

However, the image in the middle clearly shows WhatsApp's symbols for voice call and video call inside a group chat.

Furthermore, additional people can not be added to an ongoing call. This means it is sure that group voice calls will be added in the next WhatsApp update and the Group Video call feature is still an uncertainty.

WhatsApp says its new feature is "a simple and secure way to let people know where you are".

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There was no exact date as to when the feature would roll out but WhatsApp beta's Twitter account confirmed that the feature is being tested. "So group video calls are partially confirmed at the moment", WaBetaInfo tweets.

On the freaked out side, you can no longer throw in excuses of being stuck in traffic for the late comers or working late for the ones who would rather pass by a bar for two. It further writes, "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". To use the feature, a user may open a chat with a person or group and access the same via the aforementioned path and tap on "Share Live Location".

WABetaInfo, which has expected the move for some time, spotted a subtle reference to the upcoming features in a recent WhatsApp blog post.

Just a few months ago, The Facebook-owned app introduced the colourful status feature, (much like Instagram and Snapchat stories). Facebook already has a similar feature on Messenger.

"WhatsApp is finally testing the Delete for Everyone feature: the server finally works and it successfully recalls the message", it previously wrote.

Last week, WhatsApp unveiled a new feature titled "Live Location" for its iOS and Android user base, enabling users to share their location with friends and family in real time.

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