Mark Zuckerberg has announced the rollout of Communities on WhatsApp.
Communities on WhatsApp enable people to bring together separate groups under one umbrella with a structure that works for them.
People can receive updates sent to the entire Community and easily organize smaller discussion groups on what matters to them.
Communities will also contain powerful new tools for admins, including announcement messages that are sent to everyone and control over which groups can be included.
“Today we’re launching Communities on WhatsApp. It makes groups better by enabling sub-groups, multiple threads, announcement channels, and more. We’re also rolling out polls and 32-person video calling too. All secured by end-to-end encryption so your messages stay private,” Zuckerberg said.
WhatsApp is also making a number of improvements to how groups work — whether or not they are part of a Community.
“We’re introducing Polls, a fun and effective way to make decisions in a group without spamming everyone in the chat,” the company said.
Meta is also introducing 32-person video calls for those times when you need to come together as a group, whether that be a family chat or something for work.
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