WhatsApp: These new features are coming - Check them out

ZeeBiz WebTeam | May 27, 2019, 06:59 PM IST

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging applications that has gained momentum with its constant updates and addition of innovative features. To keep up with the standards of instant messaging and provide with more to the users,  WhatsApp is scheduled to incorporate several new features soon. The Facebook-owned instant messaging platform will soon have the three applications under Facebook- WhatsApp , Facebook Messenger and Instagram, connected to each other and features that everybody was anticipating like the night mode on the messaging platform. 

 

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Status to be shared on Facebook Stories

Status to be shared on Facebook Stories

One of the features that has been seen in the Android beta version 2.19.151. is provision by which one can share the status they share on their WhatsApp platform can now share the same on Facebook as well. The firm is expected to add the 'Add to Facebook story' button somewhere near the Status tab. It is to be noted that this feature can only be used if the user has Facebook installed in their smartphone device. (Photo: Pixabay)

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Richer messaging format for Business catalogue

Richer messaging format for Business catalogue

The instant messaging application is expected to incorporate the existing Facebook Business Manager catalogue in its platform. The new feature will have  Image+text along with PDF+ text support that will aid the businesses who use the instant messaging platform. (Photo: Reuters)
 

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Night Mode

Night Mode

One of the most awaited features on WhatsApp will be the dark mode, which however will be called Night Mode. Still, under tests, the Facebook-owned messaging application is making the feature available for chats list, status and calls sections as well. The Night Mode will not only give the instant messaging application a striking new look that will be easy on the eyes but also consume fewer juices, especially smartphones that have an OLED display. (Photo: Reuters)

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New Group Settings

New Group Settings

The new restriction feature in the 2.19.97 update will allow the admin of the group to block or restrict a message that has been forwarded far too many times. Additionally, the new group privacy settings made its debut which now ensures the user that not anyone can add them to a group without their permission. (Photo: Reuters)

 

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Multiple audio files

Multiple audio files

With the 2.19.89 beta update, now one can send up to 30 audio files. Additionally, now the user can get a preview of the audio thus sent, without affecting the selection process. (Photo: Pixabay)
 

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In-app browsing

In-app browsing

WhatsApp is speculated to host an in-app browser with an updated version. Whenever a user will open a link, it will show the in-app browser, with an Android API, managed by the system. (Photo: Reuters)