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In Latest Beta Version WhatsApp Gets Facebook Messenger Rooms Integration, Feature Not Functional Yet

Written by Himanshu Gupta

WhatsApp is apparently testing the Facebook Messenger Rooms integration on the beta version of its app. Development was dapple version 2.20.139 beta.

WhatsApp is apparently testing the Facebook Messenger Rooms integration on the beta version of its app for Android. The development dapple in the version 2.20.139 beta for Android. This necessarily means that the Facebook-owned messaging app is testing a shortcut on its platform. That will lead users straight to the Messenger Rooms. Facebook lately reported that the company has rolled out the Messenger Rooms feature in a few countries. It allows users to group chat with as many as 50 people. Facebook also reported that the company will integrate Messenger Rooms on Instagram and Facebook Portal yet there is no clarity on its accessibility.


As per the announcement by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has added the Facebook Messenger Rooms shortcut. On WhatsApp version 2.20.139 beta for Android. Nevertheless, the feature on the beta version is not functional but, meaning that the feature is currently under development. WhatsApp is as trying to make it bug-free. The announcement added that the shortcut will be accessible in the chat/group share sheet. Presently, when users select the ‘Room’ option, a window appears, explaining the feature.

It was added that Rooms are protected by Messenger’s encryption and privacy controls, Nevertheless, “they aren’t end-to-end encrypted.” The publication also noted that Rooms shortcut will be added to the Calls tab present at the top right corner of WhatsApp.

To recall, Facebook presently reported that the social media giant is spinning out Messenger Rooms to select countries. Much as Zoom Cloud Meetings and House Party apps, users can join a group video call with a direct link as without the need for a Facebook account. Facebook as well reportes that users will be able to begin video call sessions with as many as 50 people.

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