WhatsApp recently introduced many features in the country to its users, and the instant messaging platform is working on many new features. Here are some of them.
With over 2 billion worldwide users, WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging services in the world. The platform regularly comes with new features and updates that make the messaging experience better.WhatsApp recently launched Dark Mode, increased group voice and video call limit from four to eight, restricted frequently forwarded messages to send to more than one chat at a time, and more.
WhatsApp is still working on a set of new features that are slated to come in future updates. We are listing the top five upcoming functionalities that has us all excited.
WhatsApp has been testing compatibility with multiple devices for months. Once enabled, the feature will allow users to log into their WhatsApp account in more than one device at the same time. Currently, users can log in to their WhatsApp account on a single device. Once the same account is logged into another device, it automatically logs out of the first device.
WhatsApp is working on a new feature that allows you to add new contacts just by scanning the QR code. Users will be able to display their QR code, as well as scan the QR code for others to add to their contacts. This feature is already available in beta versions of both the Android and iOS platforms and is expected to roll out to stable versions soon enough.
This is yet another feature that is in the works for a long time. Just like WhatsApp stories or status disappears after 24 hours, users will soon be able to send messages that will automatically disappear after a specified time period. The self-destructing feature or the disappearing of messages has been renamed to delete messages and is expected to reach the fixed version soon enough.
WhatsApp has worked on an in-app browser feature that allows users to open links sent via chats within the messaging application without having to redirect to the web browser. The in-app browser feature minimizes the time to open links. It is available in many applications, including Twitter and LinkedIn, and expected to work in the same way.
WhatsApp currently allows users to share their last seen status with "contacts", "everyone" or no one. At the moment, you can't share the last seen case with some selected friends, but WhatsApp is working on a feature that will allow you to do just that.
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