WhatsApp recently announced the launch of Messages Reactions after a series of rumors and beta-testing. The Meta-owned messaging platform is now expected to extend the capabilities of this feature by bringing the ability to react to WhatsApp Status, which is its version of Stories. here are the details.
You may soon be able to respond to WhatsApp Status
recently WABetaInfo report signal Introducing the Quick Response feature, which will allow you to react with emoji when viewing a situation. This is the same feature that currently allows you to react to an Instagram Story and even a Facebook Story.
Shared screenshot points to eight emoji options, A smiling face with heart-eyes, a face with tears of joy, an open-mouthed face, a crying face, with folded hands, clapping, party poppers and a hundred points. The screenshot also shows that the emoji reaction on WhatsApp Status was spotted as part of WhatsApp for Desktop beta. But, it is likely to reach Android and iOS soon. have a look:
It is further said that Quick Reaction will appear as an emoji message in a person’s chat. However, there is a possibility that a new UI will be added soon to get instant feedback. Since this feature is still under development, it remains to be seen how it flourishes.
more whatsapp status change
In another report, WABetaInfo suggests that soon there will be a Facility to view the status of a person on WhatsApp in the chat list or when that person is searched, Currently, WhatsApp status can only be viewed through the dedicated status section.
This is another feature that will be taken over from Instagram. If you don’t already know, you can also easily see the colored ring around a person’s profile in the Chat list of Search, and tapping on that can show you the story. Here’s how it will look on WhatsApp.
As always, the feature is being beta-tested on the desktop version of the platform, but is expected to reach WhatsApp for Android and iOS betas soon. Eventually, both these new WhatsApp status features are expected to be introduced to the general audience as well. However, we do not know when this will happen. So, stay tuned for these updates, and let us know your thoughts on these upcoming WhatsApp features in the comments below.