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WhatsApp borrows live location sharing from Facebook

The Next Web Tuesday, 17 October 2017
WhatsApp borrows live location sharing from FacebookWhatsApp today announced that users would be able to share their location live in the app. Your friends and family will be able to follow your movements for as long as you want. The feature is very similar to Facebook’s Live Location sharing, though you’ll be able to share your location for slightly longer in WhatsApp (at least 8 hours). To share your location, choose “Location” under the attachment options. After the app update, you’ll see a new option called “Share Live Location.” Then you select how long you want to share your location — 15 minutes, an hour, etc.…

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WhatsApp announced that they are joining the bandwagon and are adding live location sharing to their app. Live sharing makes it easier find friends in real life with. It is also great for people to know if you have arrived to you destination safely. The feature will be available on IOS and androids...

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