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  • WhatsApp will now support screen sharing with audio and allow up to 32-member video calls.
  • The app is also getting a new speaker spotlight feature and audio/video quality enhancements.
  • The new features will start rolling out in the coming weeks.

WhatsApp is already one of the most popular video chatting apps, and it is set to receive significant upgrades to its video call capabilities. Meta has announced three new features that could potentially make WhatsApp an excellent video conferencing alternative to platforms like Zoom.

One of the most notable additions is screen sharing with audio, a feature that will enable users to share not only their screens but also the audio accompanying the content. This could be particularly beneficial for activities like watching videos together or delivering presentations with sound. We’ll have to see how the feature will navigate potential copyright issues, especially concerning streaming apps with protected content.