WhatsApp is officially rolling out the new participant limit of its video and voice calls today. The latest change allows up to eight people to join a group conversation, up from four previously.
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Following in the footsteps of other tech giants, Facebook has also revealed that it's been taking your voice chats and using contractors to listen to them. It has "paused" the practice for now.
PDP Gaming today announced a new wired controller for the Nintendo Switch which includes a headphone jack, possibly making it a little easier for gamers to use voice chat on the hybrid.
Microsoft has patented an artificial speech generating device for communication sessions. The creation of such a device would help significantly improve the quality of audio communications.
Microsoft may be aiming to make virtual environments more user-friendly with a personalized 'toxicity shield' system. It would help censor certain behaviors for users based on their preferences.
Vivox, a voice and text chat system that powers games such as Fortnite, has released an SDK for the Nintendo Switch, enabling developers to implement voice chat in games on the platform.
Valve has just pushed out a new update to its Steam client which brings the biggest overhaul to the friends list and chat feature in years. The new features will help Steam compete with Discord.
In an update pushed earlier today, popular gaming app Discord added some of the most requested features by its base: the ability to make video calls and the enabling of screen sharing.
After years of trying, Blizzard has finally managed to introduce a native voice chat system across all of its games. The system works through its Battle.net desktop app and is available now.