Whatsapp has enabled a new option that will allow users to share their live locations in real time with friends and family. This features will be rolled out soon. You will now be able to share your live location via Whatsapp.
China has blocked WhatsApp (that is owned by Facebook), so in case you are planning to visit China and have been using WhatsApp before do note that Whatsapp will be inaccessible in China from now on.
Starting today all Windows, Android and iPhone users using WhatsApp will be able to send GIF’s, Videos and Photos through WhatsApp Status. You can now post images, videos and GIF files via the status tab. Use this feature to share special moments throughout your day.
WhatsApp had already made an announcement that their app will not work on older devices or devices running outdated software. From 2017 onwards WhatsApp will not work on smartphones running Android 2.2, Windows Phone 7 and iOS 6.
WhatsApp Video calling will be rolled out soon, in phased manner; users might get the update within few weeks. Unfortunately there are already malicious links popping up on WhatsApps inviting users to download video calling feature on WhatsApp.
There was news about Whatsapp implementing video calls, in fact some Whatsapp beta users actually were able to use the video call feature – it was later removed. Well for now it seems Whatsapp has started rolling video call support on Whatsapp beta.
Good news for WhatsApp users, the company has announced that it will no longer charge subscription fee. WhatsApp will be free, there will be no charges and the company will not be using any third party ads to earn revenue.