Starting this Monday (13), it will be possible to create voice chats in WhatsApp groups, according to an announcement released by the company. The resource is available in groups of at least 33 people.
The launch will include Brazil and should begin gradually in the coming days, according to the messaging app. The report has not yet been able to access the resource for testing. Other platforms like Discord and Twitter offer similar group chat options.
The idea is to deliver a less invasive option than a group call, in which all group members receive a call. Voice chats start with a bubble in the conversation in that group and the person interested only participates if they want: you have to tap to enter while the chat is in progress.
Users can turn audio on and off or send messages to the group during the chat, just as is possible in any call on the app.
Voice chat content is also protected by end-to-end encryption.
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