The Meta-owned WhatsApp messaging software will provide a new Mac app in the future, rewritten in Catalyst to be faster and user-friendlier on macOS.
You can now use WhatsApp emoji reactions to respond to messages with emoticons, plus send bigger files and create massive 512-people groups.
WhatsApp's integration with Ray-Ban Stories will let you send and receive messages, and make calls, using your voice on the smart glasses.
WhatsApp's Linked Devices feature currently supports computers, but will soon let you link mobile devices to chat on multiple phones or a phone and a tablet.
A new feature being tested would make it a cinch to express your feelings about a friend's status message on WhatsApp with one of the several emoji reactions.
The Meta-owned WhatsApp is testing a new feature for its iPhone app to mark a disappearing message to keep it past its expiration time.
WhatsApp's "last seen" feature lets people know when you were last active on the instant messaging app. If you don't want people to know when you were last online, for privacy or any other reason, here is how to hide your WhatsApp "last seen" status on iPhone.
You can now react with emoji in WhatsApp group chats, participate in larger audio calls, delete problematic messages for everyone and so forth.
Learn why images, videos and animated GIFs from WhatsApp chats with disappearing messages enabled are no longer automatically saved to your iPhone's Photos library, and how to manage this setting going forward.
You'll soon be able to record the opinion of people in a group chat with a WhatsApp poll, a new feature currently under development and testing.
In addition to sending and receiving animated GIFs, WhatsApp also lets you send any short video or Live Photo in your iPhone Photo library as an animated GIF. This tutorial shows you how to do that in recent versions of WhatsApp on iOS.
WhatsApp is limiting the number of times users can forward a message in a group chat, a change designed to slow down the spread of misinformation on the platform.