WhatsApp Web works as the extension of your phone and allows you to access your messages and chats on the desktop.
Since people have been staying at home during the COVID-19 lockdown, group video calls have been used more often. The messaging service is working on the "Disappearing Messages" feature that will allow the sent messages to be automatically deleted like WhatsApp Status updates.
As it stands, WhatsApp limits video calls to four people. People all around the world are using them for video calling and getting in touch with their family and friends in a critical time like this.
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It is also aimed at encouraging philanthropists and companies to contribute to the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. It has also sent over a million COVID-19 diagnostic kits to 126 countries.
However, the number of people that will be added to the call hasn't been revealed yet. The call header, which was first spotted in WhatsApp beta for iOS v184.108.40.206, aims to inform users that their calls are end-to-end encrypted.
The team adds that the Group call limit is not available yet and the feature upgrade is now still under development to ensure it's "bug-free" before being rolled out.
"All participants will have to be on the most recent WhatsApp version for iOS and Android to be able to participate in a bigger group call", the report mentioned.