WhatsApp is not only focusing on improving the security of data on their platform but at the same time also launching a series of significant improvements on the messaging app. In the last few weeks, the Meta-owned platform has rolled out a couple of new features that has grabbed everyone’s attention.
From adding another layer of safety to their end-to-end encryption by changing the default ‘last seen’ settings to ‘My Contacts’, WhatsApp is not only preventing third-party applications from seeing your online status but also blocking out strangers as well. In addition to the previously mentioned feature, WhatsApp has introduced a voice message preview option, that allows users to review their message before sending it.
Check out the list of new features available on WhatsApp here:
Disappearing media files
Given the rapid rise of the instant messaging app Snapchat, WhatsApp has also introduced the disappearing media files option on their platform. The feature which is already available on Instagram for a long time has finally been introduced on WhatsApp. To enable this feature, one needs to go to the chat settings and approve it.
Preview Voice messages
WhatsApp has made sure that they made attention to minute details, and hence they have even introduced a preview option for voice messages as well Now, WhatsApp users will be able to hear the recorded message before sending it across
One of the most talked-about and boldest moves that the messaging platform has taken in recent times is the introduction of WhatsApp Payments Apart from conversations, WhatsApp also allows its users to make transactions via UPI instantly
Another major change introduced by WhatsApp was the multi-device feature for all iOS and Android users The messaging app now allows its user to use the same account on four devices at the same time
Hide last seen from strangers
WhatsApp has changed its default ‘last seen’ settings from ‘Everyone’ to ‘My Contacts’ The new privacy update protects WhatsApp users from exposing their online status to strangers In case, one wants to opt for other options (Everyone or Nobody), then you need to do it manually
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