As WhatsApp has growing number of users day by day. It is adding new features to entertain and facilitate the users. Recently WhatsApp has announced GIF library Temor addition in app after video calling feature. WhatsApp is also going to increase data media file sharing limit. Now according to WABetaInfo, a new feature has been spotted in WhatsApp beta version.
This new feature will allow users to see the location of their mates. This feature will be disabled by default unless you enable the Live Location Tracking for a period of time with one, two and five minutes options available.
188.8.131.52 iOS | 2.16.399+ Android: Live Location feature, that tracks the live location of other group participants (DISABLED BY DEFAULT). pic.twitter.com/pYEXT1nxyR
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) 26 January 2017
As your contacts will able to track your location then you have to be careful as it will expose any of your lies about your location or presence. WhatsApp already allows users to share their location, but real-time tracking take this one step further. But WhatsApp users will manually opt the location tracking option in app setting.
WhatsApp Message Deletion Feature
Another major update about WhatsApp feature is about editing and recalling sent messages. According to WABetaInfo WhatsApp is currently working on a tool to edit and delete sent messages.
It works by pressing and holding on the message. You’re then (providing it hasn’t been read) given two options: Edit and Revoke. The first lets you change the content of your message and the second removes it completely.
But up-till now WhatsApp has not officially given a statement about these features.
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) 15 December 2016