WhatsApp has announced the launch of a new live Location sharing feature on its mobile app. You can now share your location directly with your friends on WhatsApp.
This new Live Location feature is now available on the app in both Android and iOS, you can share you location securely with your contacts.
Today, we’re rolling out a new feature that allows you to share your location in real-time with family or friends. Whether you’re meeting up with friends, letting loved ones know you’re safe, or sharing your commute, Live Location is a simple and secure way to let people know where you are. This end-to-end encrypted feature lets you control who you share with and for how long. You can choose to stop sharing at any time or let the Live Location timer simply expire.
Here’s how it works. Open a chat with the person or group you want to share with. 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.
You can find out more details about this new Live Location feature in WhatsApp over at their website at the link below.
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