The update will provide an alternative to using a phone number for times when cellular connectivity is poor or unavailable.
An in-chat bubble will let up to 32 users join whenever they're available.
The new update aims to make it easier to switch between WhatsApp accounts.
The company plans to build rich experiences for other business types, too.
The one-way broadcast tool allows account admins to send text, photos, videos, and stickers to followers, and create polls.
The new feature mimics video-call platforms like Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
The new setting lets users add conversations to biometrically locked folders and hide them from notifications.
The database contains nearly 500 million phone numbers from users worldwide, and is being sold on a community hacking forum.
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