WhatsApp now let you add up to 32 participants to group voice calls, a step on its roadmap to expansion into WhatsApp Communities feature. This is among a host of new features that the social media messaging platform is said to be bringing out.
WhatsApp last increase the group call participation limit in 2020.
WhatsApp with other features that are reportedly under development or in the beta testing stage include a new caption view when sending media and the ability to include more recipients within a chat thread, a redesign location sticker, an option to save disappearing messages, more emojis for message reactions, and advance settings to manage your privacy settings.
In April 2020, WhatsApp had double the group voice call participation limit to 8 from the earlier limit of 4.
You will have to update to the latest version of WhatsApp on their devices, that is, v22.8.80 on iPhone and v126.96.36.199 on Android.
The group voice call interface update brings with it a social audio layout, speaker highlight, and waveforms, as seen in the story image above.
The changelog also details update designs for voice message bubbles and info screens for contacts and groups, apart from other small improvements such as accessing your favourited media in gallery.
WhatsApp announce the upcoming group voice call participant limit increase when it announce its expansion for Groups, WhatsApp Communities last week.