WhatsApp has a new update: reactions with emojis and files shared up to 2GB

Reactions with emojis in WhatsApp chats (Image: WhatsApp)

After a long time waiting WhatsApp is finally adding to the new update expected of them Emoji reactions to messagesas well as chance Share files weighing up to 2 GB.

Through her Twitter account, the Meta messaging platform said that From May, users will be able to start enjoying these new functions.

“In the coming weeks, we’ll be rolling out the ability to share files up to 2GB and add more people to your groups so you can continue to create and nurture private, meaningful connections.”

Although in his Twitter message he did not add anything about reactions with emojis, he said in his official blog as well They will arrive in the next update.

Reactions with emojis (Image: Twitter)
Reactions with emojis (Image: Twitter)

“For us, it gives me great pleasure to be able to announce that Emoji reactions are now available in the latest version of the app. reactions Fun, fast and also reduces message overload in groups. In the future, we will continue to improve this feature and add more expressions.

It recently emerged that the reactions will be with any of the available emojis and will not be limited to a few. For example, users will be free to put a reaction with a pizza emoji, devil, crown, flowers or any other comment. However, according to what the platform said on its blog Feedback will be limitedAt least initially, more will be added in the future.

In the photo shared on the social network blog there will be Four possible reactions: two hands together, red heart, smiling face and thumbs up. For now, it’s only certain that those are available.

New WhatsApp features (Image: WhatsApp)
New WhatsApp features (Image: WhatsApp)

In addition to reactions with emojis, which is the most anticipated update of the platform, the latest update will allow this Share files up to 2GB at oncewith end-to-end encryption protection.

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this increases Previous limit was 100MB. “We believe it will go a long way in improving collaboration between small businesses and school groups.” To prevent people from running out of data, the messaging app recommends that when sharing files of this size, you should Wi-Fi network.

In addition to the previous options, WhatsApp will integrate a file Counter that users will be able to know how long they need to finish downloading or uploading files.

WhatsApp has announced that it is releasing an improvement that can be added to 512 people in a group.

In the photo, the WhatsApp logo (Photo: EFE / EPA / IAN LANGSDOON / File)
In the photo, the WhatsApp logo (Photo: EFE / EPA / IAN LANGSDOON / File)

Last month, the messaging platform announced Communities Feature. “Communities on WhatsApp will allow people to bring together different groups while maintaining a structure according to the needs of each case.”

Users can get updates sent to the entire community and organize smaller discussion groups to talk about what’s right for a group of people. this method It will provide administrators with tools to send messages Advertisements for members of all groups or designate the group with which information will be shared.

“We believe the Communities option will make it easier for the principal to share the most important updates with all parents, and create separate groups for specific classes, extracurricular activities or volunteer needs,” WhatsApp emphasized.

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