WhatsApp may soon roll out the much-awaited message reaction feature. And according to a new report, the Meta-owned instant messaging platform is said to get separate settings for message reaction notifications.
whatsapp tracker WABetaInfo It is suggested that iOS users will get this feature soon. The update will bring the ability to manage what notifications users want to receive for individual or group chats. Users will also get the ability to manage notification sounds. The outlet noticed the new feature in v22.2.72 of WhatsApp beta for iOS. While the feature is still under beta testing, WABetaInfo mentions that it may still take time for users to use this capability to react to messages in WhatsApp.
WhatsApp’s message reaction feature has been in the news for quite some time now. The feature, first spotted in August, is said to function similarly to iMessage, or Instagram message responses. Recent reports have revealed how the feature will work with the message reaction appearing as a small dialog box below the chat bubble. WABetaInfo also revealed a Message Reaction Info tab that would show who liked a particular message and how specific emoji responded. Users will likely see an ‘All’ tab in the Notifications tab that will list all users who have responded to the message, regardless of which emoji they used. All other reactions will be grouped according to the emoji used next to it.
While the message reaction feature is believed to be a major update for WhatsApp, the cross-messaging platform is working on a bunch of other features which are expected to be released in the coming days. Meta’s instant messaging app recently added the ability to play voice messages in the background and transfer chat history from iPhone to Android. WhatsApp is slated to add a community section for group admins, a new chat list, and a new section “Businesses Nearby” in the Contact Info UI and search tool, which makes it easier for users to find businesses on the app. will make
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