San Francisco, July 12: Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp will soon be rolling out a new feature via which users will be able to react to messages with any emoji of their choice. At present, WhatsApp allows users to react with only six emojis.
"We are rolling out the ability to use any emoji as a reaction on WhatsApp," Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, wrote in a Facebook post on late Monday.
Zuckerberg also mentioned some of the emojis like a robot, french fries, surfing in the sea, etc. WhatsApp is also working on a feature that will give iOS users the ability to hide their online status from everyone.
As of now, users can choose to display their "Last Seen" information to contacts, some people, or no one. For a future version of the app, WhatsApp will let users follow a similar approach to the online toggle.
This new privacy feature is being developed. On the other hand, WhatsApp is also working on another important function through which they will be edit a message.
In the recent past, the platform has released several features for group voice calls, like muting and messaging participants along with banner notifications while in a group call.
-PTC News with inputs from agencies