WhatsApp Announces Communities, Avatar, and More

WhatsApp is a cross-platform messaging app that allows users to communicate with each other without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp said that it would be rolling out a test to a small number of users in the coming weeks.

However, WhatsApp is now expanding this feature to all user groups. WhatsApp unveiled many new features, including community features, Avatar features, and more. Here’s everything you need to know about the new WhatsApp features.

WhatsApp Communities

The company said that creating Communities aims to help people connect with others who share their interests. It’s a bit like Facebook Groups, but with the option to leave whenever you want. Mark Mark Zuckerberg announced this community feature for a better user experience.

whatsapp communities

Additionally, WhatsApp brings this feature to many users in one community for discussion and other leading works. However, neighbors and parents who have kids and they want to bring a group chat together then they create a group as a part of the community as well. So, you can share significant updates or any news article without issues. Furthermore, This community feature has end-to-end encryption.

WhatsApp has another additional feature related to group chat as well. Now, WhatsApp has increased the number of participants to 1024 members in a single group. Although, you can add more people to one group and connect us. In addition, people can add 32 participants in a video call.

You can add polls in groups and communities initially, which can help connect more people and vote on particular subjects without third-party apps. WhatsApp will roll out these features in the upcoming days in the latest version of WhatsApp Messenger.

WhatsApp Avatars

WhatsApp Avatars are a new way to personalize your account and make it more fun. They’re also a great way to represent yourself if you don’t want to use your real photo. So if you’re looking for a fun and easy way to change up your WhatsApp account, consider using an avatar.

Facebook Avatars

WhatsApp’s new Avatar features include choosing from various faces, hairstyles, and clothing options. You can now edit your Avatar’s skin tone and add accessories such as hats and glasses.

Users can create animated WhatsApp avatars and send them as stickers on the chat keyboard, known as the avatar page, according to WABetaInfo’s report. Additionally, this feature will be shown on WhatsApp settings, and look for the “Avatar” section. If this section is displayed, you can easily customize your avatars and send them as stickers in the group chats.

Additional Upcoming Whatsapp Features:

  • Chat with yourself
  • Profile photos in Group chats
  • Forward media with captions
  • Ability to blur images
  • Auto-download media on desktop

WhatsApp will roll out the features mentioned above in the upcoming days with the latest version of WhatsApp Messenger.

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