Whatsapp Allows 256 People in a Group Instead of 100

Whatsapp Allows 256 People in a Group Instead of 100: Whatsapp is working hard every day to make the user’s experience much more friendly and get as many services as they want. Whatsapp has released its new updates and it allows to add up to 256 persons in a Whatsapp Chat Group.

In earlier releases of the App, only 100 persons could be added in a group, but now the number has been increased by 2.56 times, which is quite good. The changes have been made from the server side.

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Whatsapp Allows 256 People in a Group Instead of 100

The current released version of Whatsapp is V2.12.437. The number of members in a group were initially 50, which were increased to 100 in November 2014, and now after a long wait, they have been increased to 256.

Whatsapp Increases Group Members to 256 from 100
Whatsapp Increases Group Members to 256 from 100

The new release is still in its beta version, hence it is not available on play store as of now and will be available there shortly. However, the user can download the latest and updated version of messaging app from its official website.

Whatsapp is currently owned by Facebook, headed by Mark Zuckerberg and was purchased from its founders at a whopping price of $19 Billion.

Earlier, in the month of January, in a release they had announced that they are making the messaging app completely free for the users by removing the $1 subscription fee which the user had to pay after using it for one year.

According to many released sources, it has been claimed that the team is currently working on the security part of Whatsapp and in order to achieve that, they are working on the process to encrypt the message. At present, there is no method through which user can make his chats hide. There are other third party apps available, but no official release from App is there as of now.

Also, they are also working on the feature of sync Whatsapp with Facebook. The method will be similar which was used earlier in case me Messenger. The user can sync his Facebook account with his Facebook’s profile so that all his Whatsapp contacts can be found at FB and later the news feed can be filtered according to the contact list.

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