WhatsApp introduces the community option
WhatsApp launched its new community function with which it seeks to improve people’s experience in social network groups.
This new option also provides administrators with special powers such as deleting problematic or erroneous messages regardless of the sender.
Another novelty is the increase in capacity for file exchange and that it will now support up to 2 gigabytes.
In addition, voice calls can now be made for up to 32 people. with a completely new design.
this also indicates the expansion of the number of members of the groups, then it could be May, because according to the messaging company, “as we introduce greater controls to the Administrators and users, it will be easier. We hope to have news as soon as about it soon, but certainly not in the next few weeks and, for now, there is no specific date to increase the size of the groups“, they pointed.
Another change is that reactions with emojis reach WhatsApp, similar to what happens on Facebook, the idea is to reduce the messages in chats, but allowing people to quickly share their opinion.
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These are the changes
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of the company explained that the idea of these changes is to maintain a focus on privacy, security and protection.
“We’ve added video chats, voice messages, status, commerce, payments, and more to WhatsApp and Messenger. With today’s launch, we’re going even further and enabling people to not only communicate with close friends and contacts, but also with all the different communities in your life,” he said.
Regarding the availability date, he indicated that it will begin to be implemented slowly, “but I hope it will be an important evolution for WhatsApp and in general for online communication.”
“We will also build community messaging features for Messenger, Facebook and Instagram. I’m excited to see how this progresses as we start testing WhatsApp Communities today and will be rolling it out in the coming months.”, he pointed out.
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