TechnologyHow will the new rich-preview feature work?

How will the new rich-preview feature work?

Till now the website or link is visible in the status like text.

After pasting any website or link with the new feature in the status, its preview will be shown to the rest.

Till now the website or link is visible in the status like text.

However, after pasting the link, users must wait for the preview to be generated. Otherwise, the link will appear as text.

Once the preview is generated, it can be shared in the rich-preview status.

Chat filter feature for all users

WhatsApp introduced the Chat Filters feature for its business users in the year 2018.

Now a similar feature is being made a part of the regular app and all users will be given the option to filter the chat list.

After the future update, users will be able to sort their chats with four different filters.

These filters are unread chats, contacts, non-contacts and groups and are similar to the filters in the WhatsApp Business app.


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New features for whatsapp groups

It has been revealed in the previous report that the company has increased the members limit in WhatsApp groups.

Earlier only 251 members could be made part of a group, and now up to 512 members will be able to join a group.

WhatsApp is also testing a poll feature like Twitter for its messaging app.

In the polls, the questioner will be able to give up to 12 options, on which the rest of the group members will be able to vote.

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