WhatsApp, the Meta-owned instantaneous messaging app, is reportedly engaged on a characteristic that may let iOS customers share voice notes of their standing updates. As of now, the customers can solely share footage, movies and hyperlinks of their WhatsApp standing. Nevertheless, as soon as the brand new characteristic will likely be rolled out, WhatsApp customers on iOS will likely be reportedly capable of share voice notes or voice clips as properly of their standing updates on the app. Based on the report, the messaging platform is testing the characteristic on iOS Beta for an upcoming replace.
Based on a report by WhatsApp growth tracker WABetaInfo, WhatsApp customers on iOS will have the ability to share a voice notice of as much as 30 seconds alongside textual content of their standing updates, much like what they will at the moment do in a WhatsApp chat.
The report has additionally shared a screengrab of the identical, hinting on the upcoming characteristic, which reveals a microphone icon on the underside of the textual content standing.
WhatsApp on iOS customers will likely be required to click on on the microphone icon and report their voice to add it as their standing replace. They’ll even add textual content to it, if wanted. It’s value noting that the voice standing updates will solely be shared with the individuals chosen within the privateness settings. Additionally, these voice notes will all the time be end-to-end encrypted.
Not solely iOS, however this capability is alleged to be additionally being examined in WhatsApp beta for Android’s upcoming replace. As of now, this characteristic continues to be underneath growth, so it will be very early to say something.
In the meantime, WhatsApp lately rolled out WhatsApp Polls to customers on each Android and iOS. The Polls characteristic was launched alongside ‘Communities’, a characteristic that enables customers to have separate teams underneath one umbrella to organise group conversations. WhatsApp Polls lets customers create polls throughout the group with the power to vote. Facebook Messenger and Telegram at the moment permit customers so as to add group polls. WhatsApp’s ballot characteristic will likely be protected by end-to-end encryption.