Whatsapp is now nearing more to clear out distances between its users ( quite literally), For which they have launched ‘live location sharing’ feature to latest version letting user to share their live location with their friends,family for 15mins,1hour,8hour.
Google Maps already have this feature to share live location with other users. Whatsapp is the new entrant for this feature, As per Whatsapp’s claim ‘live location sharing’ is end to end encrypted which lets you control with whom you are sharing and for how long.
How this feature works?
- Open Whatsapp contact with whom you would like to share your live location
- Under “Location” in the attach button, there’s a new option to “Share Live Location.” Choose for how long you want to share and tap send.
- Each person in the chat will be able to see your real-time location on a map.
- And if more than one person shares their Live Location in the group, all locations will be visible on the same map.