Whatsapp is a powerful cross-platform messaging application that allows you to exchange messages within and across networks irrespective of your location without paying for it.
Whatsapp has revolutionized instant messaging concept. It has the ability to enable users share images, videos and even allow free calls within the application network.
This suggest that you can make free calls from your whatsapp application to another user of whatsapp on another number with paying for it.
One great phenomenal features of this software is the Whatsapp Group. This facility allows users to chat in a group.
Whatsapp group enables you to chat with up to 256 users at the same time in a group.
Many organisations high and low, clubs, associations, institutions etc are now leveraging whatsapp group feature to hold virtual meetings, conferences and interactions.
I know of a very prominent transport company in Nigeria that uses whatsapp group to share live information about their transport operations and updates.
Their information sharing on the group cuts across areas like bus departure time, routes, road safety information, bus break down notification, rescue request, arrival notification etc.
Individuals as well connect with friends and families to interact. Indeed whatsapp group is such a great feature of whatsapp application.
As at February 2016, Whatsapp was said to hit 1 billion subscribers. Today, there may have increased tremendously.
All over the world, people are beginning to realize the awesome advantages of whatsapp as an application.
Steps to Create Whatsapp Group
Note: for you to create a whatsapp group, you must have registered and have an account with whatsapp. Registration is easy and free.
First, you download the application on your phone, then type in your phone number and other relevant personal information.
After that you verify your phone number and that’s done.
To create a group
- Open WhatsApp, locate the Chats screen.
- By the top right hand side of the Chats screen, you will see New Group button, click on it.
- Enter a group subject or title. This forms the title or group name that participants will see even during your invite.
- Add individual participants to the group by selecting (+) sign, or by typing the name of the contact.
- Tap Create to finish creating your new whatsapp group.
As you can see, it as simple as abc to create a whatsapp group and begin to enjoy the services of it which others are enjoying all over the universe.