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WhatsApp Now Allows Participants Mute Or Text Particular People During Video Calls

Whatsapp has updated its video calling feature. The major highlight of these announcements is that participants can now mute specific people during the call, including the host. Earlier, it was pointed out that the video calling feature of WhatsApp lacked some functionality.

WhatsApp updates its video calling feature.

As per a tweet by WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart, “Some new features for group calls on @WhatsApp You can now mute or message specific people on a call (great if someone forgets to mute themselves!), and we’ve added a helpful indicator, so you can more easily see when more people join large calls”.

Users of WhatsApp will now be able to mute noisy people on a video call and send private messages to specific participants. Additionally, all participants will also be notified by a pop-up when a new person joins an ongoing call. WhatsApp announced the new features on Twitter.

As per a report by WABetaInfo, these features are being rolled out for both Android and iOS users.

For those who are unfamiliar with WhatsApp, users can now add up to 32 people to a voice call. If you don’t see these features now, you will get them eventually as it is being released in a phased manner globally.

WhatsApp has also announced that now a user can add up to 512 participants in a group chat.

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