WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. To make the user experience smooth and attractive, the company releases new updates with updated features approximately every two weeks.
Before releasing new updates, the company issues detailed weekly reports about upcoming features or improvements to existing features. This week we learned about the new features that will be available soon in the messaging app that has already been launched.
WhatsApp introduced a new Animated Sticker Pack for Android and iOS apps. The company converted the World Health Organization sticker pack "Together at Home" into an animated sticker package.
WhatsApp has also introduced a new feature to search for stickers in its mobile apps. This feature allows users to search for related stickers in the same way that they search for GIFs in the app.
Finally, WhatsApp has introduced new wallpapers in its mobile applications. The list includes custom chat wallpapers, doodle wallpapers, and light and dark wallpapers among others.
WhatsApp plans, according to a report from WABetaInfo, to update its terms of service which will take effect in February 2021 and will be announced via an in-app announcement. The report also says that the update will mainly focus on how WhatsApp handles user data and how companies can use its services to store and manage their WhatsApp conversations.
As of now, WhatsApp users can make voice and video calls through the Android and iOS apps. However, we still cannot use the voice and video calling feature of WhatsApp desktop. We may soon be able to make audio and video calls through WhatsApp Desktop as the technical team is working on providing the most requested feature. Currently, this feature is in the testing phase.
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