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With quarantine, video calls are the order of the day. WhatsApp expanded the number of participants who can share a call to eight people.


With quarantine, the world became virtual and, if before everything went through the social networks, now even more so. Without the possibility of getting together, we need to see each other somehow. Either way: video calls became very important in our new way of life. That's why WhatsApp increased the number of people who can participate in a group call to eight .

The numbers speak for themselves: during the last month, WhatsApp recorded an average of 15 billion minutes per day in WhatsApp calls. Until before the pandemic, the app allowed up to four people in a single video call. So, people went looking for other options: Zoom went from being a stranger to being the meeting point for our work and social meetings. Thus, from Facebook (the company that owns WhatsApp), they took letters in the matter and announced this new functionality of the application. To use it, simply update the app from the Play Store or Apple Store, according to the operating system on your mobile phone. Like written messages, all those calls are protected with end-to-end encryption.

“ The COVID-19 pandemic has led many of us to find ourselves separated from friends and family. As a result, we see that people around the world are turning to voice and video calls on WhatsApp more than ever. Group calls have been particularly helpful, and our users have asked to connect with more people at once. Starting today, we are doubling the number of participants that can have a WhatsApp video call or voice call, from 4 to 8 people at a time,” Facebook said on April 24.

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Publication Date: 06/05/2020

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