WhatsApp, which brags more than a billion clients around the world, embraced end-to-end encryption early this year, making it in fact unimaginable for the organization or government powers to peruse messages or listen to calls.
The new video calling administration will hence give another way to individuals to impart without dread of spying however WhatsApp retains other information, for example, an individual's rundown of contacts.
WhatsApp prime supporter Jan Koum said in a meeting that video gets will be taken off to 180 nations inside hours after the component is presented at an occasion in India.
"We clearly attempt to be tuned in to what our clients need," Koum said at the organization's unmarked Mountain See, California central command building. "We're fixated on ensuring that voice and video function admirably even on low-end telephones."
Koum told Reuters that enhancements in telephone cameras, battery life and transmission capacity had made the administration reasonable for a huge extent of WhatsApp clients, even those utilizing cheap cell phones.
Apple Inc offers its FaceTime video calls to iPhone clients, and Microsoft Corp's Skype offers video approaches different stages. Be that as it may, WhatsApp has constructed an enormous introduced base of portable clients and has been relentlessly adding more elements to what started as a basic visit applications.