WhatsApp finally brings voice and video calls to desktop

After months of beta testing, WhatsApp today finally launched voice and video calls on its desktop app. The app only supports one-to-one calls for now, but the company plans to add group calls in the future. All the calls are end-to-end encrypted to keep your secrets safe from devious eavesdroppers. The new feature will help the platform capitalize on the explosive growth in video calls since the COVID-19 outbreak. Downloads of video conferencing apps such as Zoom hit record highs during the pandemic, and WhatsApp got its own big bump in usage. On New Year’s Eve 2020, users made a single-day record 1.4 billion voice and…

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