WhatsApp Tackles Telegram With New Expanded Capacities For Group Participants
TECHDIGEST – WhatsApp has doubled its group limit capacity from 256 to 512 participants in a move to counter to rising competitive profile of the Telegram app that allows about 100,000 participants.
The latest update is released to its Android, iOS and Desktop versions.
The Meta-owned instant messaging platform officially announced the update in a new blog post on its website.
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The new capacity has already been tested in Argentina. The new feature will now be rolled out globally to all its users in addition to a new feature that allows share media files up to 2GB in size.
The new file-sharing capacity opens fresh vista for users to share large file which previously was limited to 100MB.