New Delhi: Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp on Tuesday introduced new options coming to its standing, together with ‘Voice Standing’, ‘Standing Reactions’ and far more.
The brand new options have began rolling out to customers globally and shall be accessible to everybody within the coming weeks, the corporate stated in a press release.
The ‘Voice Standing’ characteristic permits customers to document and share voice messages for as much as 30 seconds on WhatsApp standing.
However, ‘Standing Reactions’ permits customers to provide a fast and straightforward manner to reply to standing updates from their pals and shut contacts.
“This was the #1 characteristic customers wished, following the launch of Reactions final yr. Now you can shortly reply to any standing by swiping up and tapping on considered one of eight emojis. You may in fact nonetheless reply to a standing with textual content, voice message, stickers and extra,” the platform stated.
The corporate additionally launched different options together with ‘Non-public Viewers Selector’, ‘Standing Profile Rings for New Updates’ and ‘Hyperlink Previews on Standing’.
With the ‘Non-public Viewers Selector’, customers can replace their privateness settings per standing in order that they’ll select who views their standing every time they replace it.
Furthermore, the latest viewers choice shall be used because the default for the customers’ subsequent standing.
“With the brand new standing profile ring you’ll by no means miss a standing from a liked one. This ring shall be current round your contact’s profile image at any time when they share a standing replace. It will likely be seen within the chat lists, group participant lists, and get in touch with data,” the platform stated.
Now when customers put up a hyperlink on their standing, they are going to see a visible preview of the hyperlink content material, just like when customers ship a message, due to the ‘Hyperlink Previews on Standing’ characteristic.
“Standing is a well-liked option to share ephemeral updates with pals and shut contacts on WhatsApp. They disappear in 24 hours and should embrace photographs, movies, GIFs, textual content, and extra,” the corporate stated.
“Similar to your private chats and calls, your WhatsApp standing is protected by end-to-end encryption so you possibly can share privately and securely,” it added.