Surprise! WhatsApp launches a new function similar to Google Maps

United State.- The WhatsApp keep executing Updates in that Request To continue to present itself as the most popular messaging service. And now the app belongs to dead began to implement a New feature which is similar to Google Maps. The general idea of ​​the platform is Find companies near the site of users.

In this sense, it was Will Karthkart, CEO of WhatsApp who explained the purpose of the service. In addition, they revealed in the specialized news portal of the WABetaInfo application that this novelty is already being tested in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The function, called “Business Nearby”, will have an easy-to-use interface so that users have a search field and can see files, photos and links of businesses.

Due to this, one of the goals is that businesses can be filtered by categories and users can access a list closer to their current location. Like everything we do The WhatsAppWe built this system privately: We don’t log your location or the companies you see,” Carthcart revealed through his official Twitter account.

In the meantime, it was revealed that this new feature will start to be made available in beta versions of iOS and Android. In addition, it is important to note that at the moment, not all countries will have access to this tool. In turn, the exact date of its implementation has not been specified, either in the beta version or in the global version.

Finally, it is worth noting that with this new function I will put it The WhatsApp In the first platforms in navigation issues, fighting alongside services such as Google Maps, Foursquare or TripAdvisor. For now, we will wait to see how it develops in the beta version and acceptance by users who, without a doubt, will benefit greatly from this tool.

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