WhatsApp has been working for a extended on introducing reactions to messages just like Facebook Messenger and now a screenshot has surfaced that shows how this will work. The screenshot suggests customers can use an emoji as a reaction to a specific message. The reactions will show up just beneath the message in a compact dialogue bubble just like Facebook and for group chats, everybody in the conversation will be in a position to see who has reacted to the message and with what emoji.
• When you send a reaction, you can pick any emoji.
• Messages can have an infinite quantity of reactions, but if you have more than 999 reactions, you will study “999+”.
• Everyone can see who reacted to a message.
Availability: in a future WhatsApp update on iOS & Android! pic.twitter.com/HWLybLKkkx
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) September 4, 2021
This emoji reaction screenshot was taken from WhatsApp for iOS, by WABetainfo which is constantly tracking new features on the messaging app. The feature is stated to be below development for Android customers as properly. Users with the newest beta version will not be in a position to spot the new feature as of now as it is nevertheless below development.
WhatsApp will also reportedly introduce a new chat bubble design and style for iOS customers. It is currently implemented for Android beta customers with WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 and now it is reported to be below development for iOS customers. With the new design and style, customers will get a more rounded chat bubble and a new green colour.
WABetainfo also reports that WhatsApp is working on bringing a new archive feature for customers applying the app on the desktop on numerous devices. With the new feature, users’ new messages are not automatically unarchived. The feature is readily available only for WhatsApp Web customers, but the feature comes in handy when it is utilised for numerous devices.