Whatsapp today has launched a new location sharing feature available on android.This latest feature allows users to share their location with contacts using the popular end to end encryption as previously enrolled to the app in a move to secure end to end communications,while Whatsapp ‘s live location feature is set to improve the already existing location feature

Whatsapp shared details about their new feature today in a blog post where users shall be able to share their location on a per chat basis together with the ability to stop sharing at any point for a limited amount of time.While multiple users in a group chat can share their location you will be able to view everyone’s location on the same map marked with usernames,however the end to end encryption featyre lets you control who you can share your location with and for how long this can be done

The New live location feature.Photo courtesy:

Location sharing was first implemented by Google maps and recently came to Snapchat, however Whether you’re meeting up with friends,letting loved ones know you’re safe or sharing commute.Live location is a simple and secure way to let people know where you are, Whatsapp says this feature is coming to both android and IOS in the coming weeks as to use the new feature you tap on the usual attach button,then under location you’ll find the new share live location feature and can be able to stop sharing at any point.