WhatsApp has over 1 billion users globally and in India, it has 250 million users. So WhatsApp is continuously improving and releasing time to time updates just like the recent one which is rolled out for beta users i.e., The New Sticker Update.
The new upcoming feature of WhatsApp is ‘Reply Privately.’
What is ‘Reply Privately’ feature of WhatsApp?
WhatsApp in its beta version has rolled out a new update called, ‘Reply Private.’ It allows people to reply privately to a message received in WhatsApp Group. As per in the report of WABetaInfo, this reply private feature has now enabled in 2.18.335 of Android Beta. But the website has recommended that users have to wait for the version 2.18.336/337 update to get this feature.
How ‘Reply Privately’ feature of WhatsApp works?
Let us understand about this new WhatsApp feature in detail. This new feature which has now rolled out for the WhatsApp beta is called ‘Reply Privately’ which allows people to reply a message privately which is received in a WhatsApp group. To reply privately to anyone, you have to select a contact for options and then tap on the reply privately option. Then WhatsApp will automatically open a private chat window with a similar contact that you have selected. According to the reports it has also said that this feature also works for old messages. It will also work in a group where ‘send messages’ setting is enabled to the only administrators.
Some Recent Announcements by WhatsApp
New WhatsApp Ads in status feature
Some days back it has also been confirmed by the WhatsApp company’s president Chris Daniel that WhatsApp is going to implement the new ads in status feature soon. The news agency IANS also reported that Ads in the status feature of WhatsApp is going to be the primary mode for monetization for the company owned by Facebook. This new feature of WhatsApp will give the opportunity to the business based on WhatsApp to reach people through the messaging app.
The new sticker Update of WhatsApp
The new sticker feature which was recently announced by the WhatsApp will also enable the developers around the world to create stickers for this platform i.e., WhatsApp. Stickers like smiling teacup and crying broken heart etc. As per the blog post of the company these stickers are created by the designers at WhatsApp and some other artists.