The maximum limit goes from 4 to 8: the function under test but may soon land on the official version of the app
A succulent anticipation on one possible future function of WhatsApp emerges once again from the Beta versions of the instant messaging application most used in the West. In fact, as revealed in the past few hours, the possibility of carrying out is being perfected video calls with up to eight users involved.
Once again the anticipation comes from the real point of reference on the upcoming WhatsApp new ventures or Webetainfo that has analyzed in detail the recent version 2.20.133 of WhatsApp Beta which naturally caters to smartphone owners with Android and iOS operating system.
It would also be the natural evolution of a path taken a few months ago that saw the function to instantly start a group call when a maximum of five users are connected together and which has seen it improve over time.
For make the group video call (which can also be only vocal, of course) you must first create a group, then add the desired contacts and then start the conversation. The second method from the calls menu with a tap first on the handset icon and then selecting "new group call". There is a "but": everyone must have the latest version of the application installed.
Recently, WhatsApp has also tested messages that can self-destruct in the Beta version and has introduced some functions designed for the Covid-19 coronavirus emergency such as the possibility of searching online to verify that a possible message (especially if forwarded) contains fake news up to solutions referring to some countries such as status videos reduced to 15 seconds in India.
For group video calls even up to 100 participants there are several quality alternatives such as the phenomenon of the moment, Zoom, while for those looking for anonymity and privacy, here are some apps to download immediately.