Discover all the news that will land on WhatsApp during the month of May.
After the WhatsApp update in April in which the popular messaging application included a tool for creating stickers in real time, now the developers of whatsapp messenger have reintroduced a series of very interesting new features to improve the user experience of their application for iPhone, Android and their web version.
Discover all the news that WhatsApp has in store for its iOS and Android users in a new update of May 2023 that will bring the application to its version 188.8.131.52 on iOS already version 184.108.40.206 android.
New May WhatsApp update
Lately, WhatsApp Messenger has received very interesting changes in its structure with the arrival of new features such as WhatsApp surveys and the forwarding of comments in multimedia files.
On the other hand, Meta is also working on the implementation of a new system that allows transferring the chat history in a much simpler and more comfortable way, although this functionality is currently in beta phase.
Now, WhatsApp will include a series of new features in May that will be of great interest to many iOS and Android users. We talk about the introduction of channelsof the message editingof a security system for block chat conversations with Face ID and Touch ID, and a service of group calls for Mac.
WhatsApp will receive the incorporation of Channels, a category present in Telegram for many years that will offer users the possibility of join or follow groups or channels to receive relevant information about your interests.
These are some of the features of WhatsApp Channels:
- Interface: WhatsApp Channels will adopt a full-size user interface.
- Verification states: WhatsApp verified Channels will appear with a green badge.
- Number of followers: WhatsApp Channel administrators will have access to an indicator with the number of followers. This figure will be an approximation, especially in Channels with a large number of followers.
- Button to mute notifications: the new WhatsApp Channels will include a button in the header that will allow you to silence the notifications of the messages received in each channel.
- Shortcuts: WhatsApp will incorporate three new shortcuts on the information screen of each channel to unfollow, forward content and share the channel.
Block chats with Touch ID and Face ID
The functionality to lock and protect WhatsApp chat conversations with Touch ID, Face ID and password is now available for many iOS and Android users.
This new function can be activated from the section chat lock of information from each chat conversation.
The function to edit WhatsApp sent messages is one of the most awaited functions by iPhone and Android users. And, now, it seems that it will finally be available internationally.
With the editing of sent messages, iOS and Android users will be able to keep their finger pressed on a sent message to select the option “Edit” and comfortably modify its content. there will be a within 15 minutes to be able to edit messages. After this time has elapsed, the function will no longer be available.
Another of the upcoming news to land on WhatsApp Messenger will completely change the way we chat. From Meta they intend to revolutionize instant messaging with the introduction of video messages for WhatsApp. A service that will allow you to record and send short videos in real time with a 60 second limit.
So far all the news that we expect from WhatsApp in the May 2023 update. Some of these features are in beta and they will arrive over the next few weeks, while other of these novelties are already available on iPhone, Android and Windows.