In the last month, Whats up released beta version of emoji reactions for a limited number of users to test the feature. Last Thursday (5th), the company announced the official release of the functionalitynot to mention other news like Groups of up to 512 users and file sharing up to 2GB.
Until then, app users can send files up to 100MB, however, update will allow users to transfer content up to 2GB — the indicator is to use Wi-Fi to share files. WhatsApp also displays a number to set the transfer time.
According to the company, one of the most requested requests is to increase the number of participants in a group and now, It will be possible to add up to 512 contacts in the same virtual WhatsApp room.
Regarding reactions, you can react with emojis in group or private messages and to use it, simply tap and hold on the message you want to react to, then a drop-down menu with emojis will appear for you to choose the reaction. The company also stated that it is preparing news to present throughout the year.
“Following what we conveyed last month about our vision for WhatsApp Communities, we are now creating tools for organizations, businesses, and other associated groups to securely communicate and achieve their goals on WhatsApp,” said an official statement.
Source: Tec Mundo