WhatsApp constantly keeps introducing new features to keep its users happy and satisfied. Earlier, it was revealed that the Facebook-owned instant messaging app is working to introduce the advanced dark theme that automatically change the theme from light to dark and dark to light on the basis of the system preferences. Now the latest report has revealed WhatsApp has just submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 188.8.131.52. The new features are wallpaper dimming, bug fixes, and a new pack of stickers.
According to a WABetaInfo, which keeps track of the WhatsApp Beta version, has revealed a new feature of wallpaper dimming. With this, WhatsApp appears to be checking out what will be the result if the opacity of the Wallpaper is reduced. Mind you! The report further notified that this feature is under development and will be introduced in future updates.
Besides Wallpaper dimming, WhatsApp users could soon get a new sticker pack too. As per the report, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app is going to unveil another set of Sticker Pack called Usagyuuun, which is already available to iOS users. It features is available on 184.108.40.206 and lower versions.
Moreover, it has also been stated under this report that the new update address bug which was reported by the users while accessing the Storage Usage section as WhatsApp used to crash when a user tried to open this section. However, the bug that reset the recently-used Emojis is yet to be fixed.
Furthermore, it was revealed WhatsApp Web is likely to introduce an enhanced doodles feature that will allow users to add doodles in chat solid wallpaper. However, WABetaInfo further notified that these features are in the developmental phase and it will be available in the messaging platform in future.
Recently, WhatsApp has also introduced a special forwarded label to messages shared in chats that have been forwarded many times. According to the WhatsApp blog post, “These two arrows help people know when they’ve received a message that was not written by close contact. Earlier this year, we set limits on how many times they can be sent at once to maintain the private nature of WhatsApp.”
The WhatsApp blog post had added that the Facebook-owned instant messaging app is piloting a simple way to double-check these messages by tapping a magnifying glass button in the chat. Providing a simple way to search messages that have been forwarded many times may help people find news results or other sources of information about the content they have received.
As per WhatsApp, this feature works by allowing users to upload the message via their browser without WhatsApp ever seeing the message itself. Moreover, Search the web was also rolled out in Brazil, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Spain, UK, and the US for those on the latest versions of WhatsApp for Android, iOS, and WhatsApp Web. Additionally, WhatsApp has also made it easier to focus on whoever you want by letting you press and hold to maximize a participant’s video to full screen with now up to 8 people on a video call.
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