With WhatsApp you can already share your location with a person or a group, but the new Live Location feature will help you share it in real time. This information could be useful to share in a number of situations, like if you’re running late to an event with friends or if you want your mom to know you’re on your way home safely at the end of an evening.
To use the feature, open the group or individual chat. Then go to the attach button and select “Share Live Location” under “Location”. From there, you can decide how long you want to share your location for. Once you’ve done that, the people in the chat will be able to see your location on the map. Also, multiple people in a group chat can share their live location and they will all appear on the map, too.
The new feature begins rolling out today, and should arrive in the coming weeks on both Android and iOS so you can use it with all your friends and family.