As of today, if you have not answered an incoming video call on WhatsApp at the beginning, do not worry, since from now on, and while the video call is in progress, you can enter it at any time you want.
It’s new to the popular Facebook-owned messaging platform that makes video calls be more functional, looking for people not to miss interesting moments for not having been able to join in its beginning.
The ability to join a call later takes the pressure off of having to answer the group call as soon as it begins. In addition, it makes group calls on WhatsApp as spontaneous and easy as an in-person conversation.
Even if they are ignored at first, they can be accessed later
What’s more, Users will be able to exit and re-enter while they are still in progress, and even if they have not accessed the video calls to which they were invited first, they will have a screen where they can see the attendees who are already inside as well as to those users who have also been invited but have not yet joined them.
If it wasn’t enough If users ignore participating in them at first, if they change their mind, they can join them later. without prejudice.
Despite the de-escalation and reopening of non-essential activity in some territories, there are still epidemiological situations where the most advisable thing is to avoid physical contact, so video calls will continue to be the order of the day to maintain contact with family and friends from distance.
This they know perfectly in WhatsApp, where they also know that they have a tireless competition that does not stop evolving either, so all these functions seek precisely to make things easier for users who use their service to be in contact with others.
They also add that with the arrival of these capabilities, the security and privacy of end-to-end encryption will continue to be maintained in their service.
We do not know if these news will be reflected or reacted in other services, but the truth is that the competition does not stop increasing its benefits despite everything, so video calls will continue to be more than present over time, having become part essential of the communication in our lives.