6 Upcoming Whatsapp Features Which Will Change Your Online Behavior (#1 Is About Safety)
To keep users engaged and interested in the platform, Facebook-owned WhatsApp keeps on releasing new features every month.
And why not, the popular messaging app has more than two billion users around the world.
The platform has already come up with a list of new features such as QR codes, Animated Stickers, Dark mode for web & desktop and much more, with a promise to keep on adding new features in the future to keep users engaged.
let’s have a look at the exciting upcoming features on this platform.
1st Disappearing Messages
Basically, this feature is copied by all Facebook-owned companies such as WhatsApp and Instagram from the Disappearing Stories feature from Snapchat.
With the disappearing messages feature, a message will disappear once the user has seen it.
But, WhatsApp users will be given an option to set a time limit for this activity as per the information given in WABetaInfo.
2nd In-App Web Browser
This feature will allow users to open any link inside of WhatsApp itself, without leaving the app and will help in reducing the time which it normally takes to load an article or any content shared via a link.
3rd Multi-Device Support
As the name suggests, this feature will allow users to access WhatsApp on multiple devices with a single account and will be named Linked Devices at the time of release.
4th Chat History Synchronization
It is said that along with Linked Devices feature WhatApp will also roll out the chat history sync feature, which will copy all of the chats from one device to another.
With this feature, an Internet connection on your device will no longer be needed to use WhatsApp Desktop as messages will be delivered to all your family devices, due to this all of your chat histories will be always synced across platforms.
5th Search On Web
Currently, this feature is available in selected countries and is yet to make its way into India.
This will help in preventing the spread of misinformation on the app.
To do so, a magnifying glass icon will be shown alongside forwarded messages, which could redirect users to the web where they can check and verify the message.
6th Storage Control
Currently, everything users get in WhatsApp is downloaded to one folder on the device and for deletion, users have to individually select each message and delete it.
According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is looking to provide its
With this feature, users will have more control over storage options as part of a redesign and manage their messages and chat in detail via a new section inside of the app.