The news will arrive with the latest version of WhatsApp for Android and iOS that you can find in the Google Play Store and the App Store, respectively.
WhatsApp is widely known, widely used and used worldwide on both Android and iOS operating systems. Receiving several periodic updates to ensure a great user experience in addition to adding new features is an undoubtedly indispensable App and from now on WhatsApp will offer the possibility of locating people in real time!
Indeed, the team of developers responsible for this messaging and instant messaging application revealed through a posting on its
You’ll now be able to share your current location through WhatsApp for iOS and Android
I know it’s hard to believe (or maybe not so much today), but through a map integrated in the application itself you can see where your contacts are in real time. You will be able to see where your contacts are, the people with whom you speak through this messenger.
When opening a new conversation with a group or a person (with whom you want to share the location) you can now do so through the “Location” that will be available when you select the attach button. You’ll see a new “Share Live Location” option. You can then choose the desired time period and the people who can access this information.
By this I mean that you can let it be located. Already on the other side, each person in your chat can now see your location on a map identical to the one you can see next:
The news came to us through the official blog of this instant messaging service that reveals that each user can choose the length of time they want to share their location.
You can find the people you are interacting with on WhatsApp in real time, if they so wish.
What’s more, to ensure (some degree of) user privacy, you can choose which people can access your exact location.
Not that it softens the issue … even because if someone shares their location in a group, all places will be visible on the same map, a concept that is well explained in the video at the end of the article.
Note that sharing the real location, the ability to locate a person is a feature already popular on Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, Google Maps (obvious) and now comes to WhatsApp as expected.