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WhatsApp Will Bring New Features To Take On Google Duo And Zoom

According to the WhatsApp feature tracker WABetaInfo, you will soon be able to add more people to your video call. At present, WhatsApp allows only four participants in a video call. But it is revealed that WhatsApp is working on the ability to allow more users to participate in a video call.

WhatsApp’s new video call feature

The tracker discovered the new features in WhatsApp v2.20.128 beta and WhatsApp v2.20.129 beta for Android. The strings related to extended Group Call Limit were traced in the WhatsApp v2.20.128 beta. But the feature has yet to be started for public.

WhatsApp is seriously working on increasing the limit of participant from four to unknown as it has yet to declare how many participants will it allow in a video call. The users will come to know about the new limit of participants in a video call once the feature is rolled out. Also, all this feature will become active only after updating their WhatsApp versions.

Warning for the new feature

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WhatsApp Dark Mode Rolled Out For Android And iPhone Users

Finally, after one year of beta testing, WhatsApp Dark mode is available for users. The Facebook owned company has designed a unique colour scheme for Dark mode. Android and iOS users can find Dark mode on their WhatsApp settings.

WhatsApp Dark mode

It is a dark grey background in an off-white colour and its advantage is that it cuts down glare that improves contrast and readability. Aimed to minimize eye fatigue, the Dark mode uses colours that are closer to the system defaults on Android and iPhone.

According to a blogpost, the team WhatsApp worked on improving readability of content and information hierarchy. But the real objective of the Dark mode is to make WhatsApp more convenient to use in different screens. And the company used colour and other design elements in line with Dark mode to achieve the objective.

See WhatsApp Dark mode working

Team WhatsApp has created a video “Hello Darkness” to educate users about the Dark mode and its advantages. To make the video more interesting, the team has added a soundtrack by previously-unreleased version of The Sound of Silence by American musician Paul Simon.

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