WhatsApp rolls out feature to search chats by date on iOS beta
The new feature allows users to easily jump to a certain date within a conversation, reports WABetaInfo. Some beta testers can use this feature in their chats and groups, with the latest WhatsApp beta for iOS 22.214.171.124 update. Users need to use the search feature in a conversation if they want to check whether the new feature has been rolled out to their account.
WhatsApp launches 'forward media with caption' feature on iOS
After downloading the latest WhatsApp for iOS 22.23.77 update from the App Store, some users were able to access the new feature, reports WABetaInfo. Users have to forward an image with a caption in order to know if the ability is enabled to their account and a new view will display at the bottom of the screen.
WhatsApp to launch 'Message Yourself' feature in India
On WhatsApp, users can send notes, reminders, shopping lists, and other things to themselves in order to manage their to-do lists. To use the new feature, open the WhatsApp application, create a new chat, then click on your contact at the top of the list and start messaging.
WhatsApp working on mute shortcut for Desktop group chats
The mute shortcut will display at the top of group chats and will help users to disable notifications of messages received in the group, reports WABetaInfo. Earlier this month, Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that 1,024 users can be added to a group, so the new feature will be very helpful for users who do not want to receive a lot of notifications from group chats.
WhatsApp to launch new business directory in five countries
The feature will roll out across Brazil, the UK, Indonesia, Mexico and Colombia, reports The Verge. According to the company, the new feature will help users to either search directly to find companies that are contactable on the service or browse by business types such as travel or banking. All the users who signed up for WhatsApp's Business Platform across the five countries will display in the directory.
Mark Zuckerberg unveils new features to help people find, message & buy on WhatsApp
At the first-ever WhatsApp Business Summit in Brazil, Mark Zuckerberg shared an update on what the company is building to help people find, message and buy something from a business on WhatsApp. "Starting today, people can search for a brand or a small business right on WhatsApp, either by browsing a list of categories or by typing the name," said Zuckerberg.
WhatsApp rolls out new feature to view profile photos within group chats
This feature will help users to identify group members for which they don't have the phone number or when they have the same name, reports WABetaInfo. If a group member does not set up a profile photo or if it is hidden due to privacy restrictions, the default profile icon appears and it is highlighted using the same colour as the contact name.