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WhatsApp Calling Update: Screen Sharing with Audio, Larger Video Calls, and More

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WhatsApp recently rolled out a significant update to its calling features, making group communication even more robust and engaging. Let’s dive into the exciting new functionalities:

Share Your Screen and Sounds:

Calling goes beyond video with the ability to share your screen along with audio. This means you can watch videos, browse photos, or present documents together while on a call, enhancing collaboration and entertainment.

Bigger and Better WhatsApp Video Calls:

WhatsApp has upped the ante for video conferencing by allowing up to 32 participants in a single call, both on mobile and desktop apps. This is a significant jump from the previous limit, making it perfect for large group meetings, family gatherings, or virtual classrooms.

Spotlight on the Speaker:

Keeping track of who’s talking during a large call can be tricky. To address this, WhatsApp has introduced a speaker spotlight feature. This automatically highlights the person currently speaking, making it easier to follow the conversation flow.

Enhanced Call Quality:

The update also brings improvements under the hood with the introduction of the MLow codec. This codec optimizes call quality and reliability, particularly on mobile devices. You can expect crisper audio even with a weak connection or older phones. Additionally, video calls will benefit from higher resolution on devices with faster internet speeds.

Overall, this update positions WhatsApp as a more competitive player in the video calling landscape. With these new features, users can experience richer communication and improved collaboration, making it a valuable tool for both personal and professional interactions.

Is the new WhatsApp update available now?

The update is rolling out gradually, so you might not have it yet. Be sure to check your app store for the latest version of WhatsApp to access these new calling features.

Stay tuned for these exciting updates as they roll out in the coming weeks! 📞🌟

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