June 28, 2022

What you need to know

  • New updates have arrived this week for group calls on Meta-owned WhatsApp.
  • Users can mute or message specific people during a call.
  • WhatsApp also announces new privacy options that are rolling out to users.

WhatsApp has some new updates for its group calls that were announced today. The Meta-owned messaging platform now allows users to mute or message specific people on a group call. During the call, participants will also see a banner or an indicator suggesting a person has joined the call offscreen, which WhatsApp states will be beneficial during large meetings.

William Cathcart, Head of WhatsApp at Meta, has now announced new features through his Twitter account. 

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