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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said last Friday that video calls via WhatsApp would be expanded to eight people from four, and that feature began rolling out Tuesday.
WhatsApp users wishing to use the new participant limit for video calls should have the latest version of the messaging application installed.
The app added that group calling was built in a way to accommodate as many users as possible, including those with poor connectivity or older devices, and all calls are protected via end-to-end encryption.