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WeChat’s gets real time location sharing feature

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With the kind of lifestyles which people lead these days, where they are always on the move, WeChat has introduced a new feature – Real Time Location Sharing, which enables users to stay connected with their friends and family at all times. The feature which was introduced as a part of the 5.2.1 upgrade the feature is especially useful for women as it gives a view of real time location, thereby ensuring their safety while on the move. Real Time Location Sharing with Walkie Talkie, a feature through which users can opt-in to share their location real time only with their chosen friends and family members.

WeChatThe feature has been widely appreciated by users across the globe as it takes social communication to another level.  This feature can be adopted in various real-life scenarios like, camping where friends can stay connected with each other while on the trek. The feature is also of great utility for parents to ensure the location of their kids while they’re away.

WeChat, the leading social communication application recently launched new innovative features like Real Time Location Sharing, Friends Radar, Cloud Storage with 1 GB as a part of its 5.2.1 upgrade on the Android and iOS. As per latest Global Web Index – a third party UK based research firm which tracks social messaging apps; WeChat has seen a phenomenal growth over last year in India with almost 41.8% of Indian Smartphone users using WeChat in Q4’2013. With an array of innovative features and a holistic social experience, WeChat has been widely appreciated and crossed a milestone of 355 million monthly active users globally.

 

The Unbiased Verdict:

The feature is especially useful for women all over the world, as it ensures their safety by letting their friends and family know of their location in real time on a map.

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