WhatsApp rolled out new feature “WhatsApp Status” How to Download? :- Recently, WhatsApp rolled out a new feature called WhatsApp Status. This new feature of WhatsApp is similar to features found on other social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram. In the year 2009, users could only update their status, that is, if they are available or busy. But now, the all new status tool of WhatsApp will let you share photos, videos and animated GIFs with other users.
The new features will also be providing options to edit with texts, emojis and finger drawings. Users send the status posts to all or multiple specific users.
In order to use the WhatsApp’s Status feature, you need to download the latest update of the messaging app. Once updated, open the app and you will see a new tab present “Status” between ‘Chats’ and ‘Calls’ tabs.
Users can just click a new picture or hold the camera button for a video in order to update the status. Users can also click on the Status tab and check the number of people who have viewed the ‘update’.
One can delete or forward own ‘Status’ update. The update will stay for a maximum of 24 hours and then self-destruct.
WhatsApp’s users can also control the privacy setting’, which means that you can control who can or cannot view your status updates. There is a menu on the top right, which says ‘Status Privacy’ where you can select options from ‘my contacts except’ to ‘only share with’.
WhatsApp has been bringing some amazing new features in its messaging app. The Facebook-owned application has copied a feature which was once a part of Snapchat, but according to the former, it is just about meeting the consumer expectations. Facebook did a similar thing with Instagram, and it became a huge hit.