WhatsApp increased the maximum number of members that may be added to a group to 512 this year. It used to have 256 members. The chat provider will raise this cap to let customers build bigger WhatsApp chat groups. From 256 to 512, it can go up to 1024 members. Sounds too good to be true.
WaBetaInfo said that 'WhatsApp is trying to extend the group limit by enabling groups with up to 1024 members'. According to the article, just a few beta testers can now use this feature.
How to use this new WhatsApp Chat Groups Feature?
- Open WhatsApp.
- Try to form a group.
- Or add new members to an existing one to see if the feature is accessible for your account.
- The set limit for your report will be visible to you in this area.
What does the report indicate?
The report indicates that there is nothing wrong with your account. If you still see "512" because this is only a limited test. It is similar to what happened in Argentina with the functionality that allows sharing media files up to 2GB.
Is WhatsApp working on new tools?
According to reports, WhatsApp is also working on new tools for improved administration of such sizable groups. According to reports, the chat app's approval mechanism and list of awaiting users are being developed by the chat firm.
WaBetainfo alerts group admins to the list of awaiting participants directly inside the group information. They can view a list of prospective participants and subsequently accept them as members.
Users may now create a call connection under the Calls tab in the chat app. Thanks to a recent addition of the call links functionality. The feature enables users to generate a shareable link for a call. That can be shared with friends and family for a group video conference like Google Meet or Zoom calls.