WhatsApp groups can now have up to 256 members

WhatsApp has just bumped the user limit in chat groups on its platform to 256 members from 100 irrespective of the mobile platform – Android and iOS.
The popular messaging app, which just crossed a billion users globally, had initially raised the number to 100 from 50 in November 2014. Currently, over 70 million people use the popular instant messaging platform in the country.
Since February 2014 when Facebook acquired WhatsApp, several changes have been made to the messaging app. In April 2015, the messaging app officially added voice calling, a long-teased feature that was previously available only by invitation. Users now call their contacts worldwide for free over a WiFi or 3G/4G connection.