WhatsApp keeps testing new features on the platform often, even so, this time the Facebook-owned messaging platform is testing the removal of a feature- on the web status. For lengthy, the enterprise has been permitting customers to verify each and every other’s on the web status- this signifies no matter if they are on the web or offline or what was their last seen. The enterprise had also offered customers an alternative to hide the feature if they want. In case of business enterprise accounts, the message platform is attempting to entirely do away with the feature.
This was noted in the most up-to-date Android beta version by WhatsApp feature tracker WABetaInfo. This implies that customers when contacting a user on WhatsApp business enterprise account, will not be capable to verify their on the web status. They will not be capable to know when the user was on the web last. Now, only ‘Business account’ will be seen rather of ‘last seen’. The alter was spotted in WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 version.
According to the report, the feature was initially regarded as as a bug, even so, it was later confirmed as a new development. It is to note that the feature has been removed for mobile app customers but last seen can be checked when employed from WhatsApp net or WhatsApp for iOS, as the alterations are only getting tested for Android as of now. After testing, the alterations are anticipated to be rolled out for Android customers quickly.
Meanwhile, WhatsApp has confirmed the introduction of disappearing mode, multi-device help and other features quickly. The enterprise is also testing the view when feature amongst beta customers. The specifics on these features had been confirmed by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and WhatsApp chief Will Cathcart earlier this month. While the disappearing messages feature is on the anvil, WhatsApp will get started testing the multi-device help feature in the next two-3 months with the launch of public beta.