On April 7 and 8, VKontakte intends to test calls in mobile applications on iOS and Android , reported. Information was confirmed by TJ participant of the closed program.
- According , several hundreds of people from the closed group of beta testers, who are more than 12 thousand people, will participate in the testing of calls;
- The icon for the call will be placed on the top panel, it follows from the photo and video from the test participants;
- As it was found the function of calls is planned to be launched for all users of the social network in 2018;
- The press service of VKontakte declined to comment;
- The function of calls is also in Telegram, Viber and WhatsApp.
- several hundred people participating in the closed testing program will participate in the testing and will be in a closed group ofbeta testers, which has more than 12,000 users. The first attention to the appearance of the function of calls in the beta version of the application “VKontakte” drew the publication iGuides.”VKontakte” plans to launch the call function for all users in 2018, says According to its own data, the audience of the social network is 97 million users, the number of users of mobile platforms reaches 80 million.Press service of VKontakte did not comment on the information about testing and possible launching of calls to social networks.
The function of calls is in many popular instant messengers and social networks, including Telegram, Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook and Odnoklassniki.