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If you wanted to interact with a large number of people at once, WhatsApp was not the option. Meta’s messaging platform had a limit of 256 members, which was a bit limiting. That has just changed. Yesterday the messaging application announced that this number has increased: “One of the main requests we constantly receive is the option to add more people to a chat so now we are slowly deploying the ability to add up to 512 people a talk. group . Building private, safe and secure communities requires work, and we believe that this series of improvements will help individuals and groups stay close to each other. “
The new feature will be gradually activated in user accounts, so you may not be able to use it yet. Even though WhatsApp doubled the number, it is still a long way from the 100,000 members you can add. Telegram . In addition, the application reported that files of up to 2 GB can now be sent, a significant increase from the 100 MB previously allowed.
Finally, the app announced that reactions to emoji messages have been posted with the latest update: “Reactions are fun, fast, and also reduce group overload. We will continue to improve them by adding an even wider range of expressions in the future. “
WhatsApp is the most used messaging package in more than 100 countries in the world. According to Business of Apps, it has over 2 billion active users, so any improvements to the app are and will always be welcome.