Group Video Calling feature in WhatsApp has now been released globally. Users can already enjoy video conversations with other users for up to four participants. To use this feature, the way is very easy. First, users must download the latest WhatsApp updates from both the Google Apps Store and Apple Play Store. Then the user must make a video call first to his partner.
Once connected, it will show an icon marked + on the top right corner. This icon can be used to add participants in the video call. If you tap on this icon, you are asked to choose who to invite to join the video calling group.
Keep in mind, participants that you can invite to join only the number already stored in your contact list. When there are already two or three people in the chat, other video call recipients can see the profile picture, number or name of participants who have joined.
So other invited video call invitees can decide whether to join or not. Quoted from Engadget , Tuesday (31/7/2018), WhatsApp also released the feature voice calling group simultaneously. How to use it no different, similar to the group video calling.
WhatsApp party also ensures the security of both of these features. All these calls either video or voice will also be encrypted so it will be hard to hack. Both of these features have been tested for the past few weeks.
Group Video Calling and Group Voice Calling was introduced by Mark Zuckerberg on the mat F8 early May. With this feature, WhatsApp can now compete further with other instant messaging applications such as Skype or Line.