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WhatsApp adds 3 new features like desktop editor and more | Deets here

By Saima Siddiqui 
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WhatsApp adds 3 new features like desktop editor and more | Deets here

New Delhi: The Facebook owned messaging platform, WhatsApp, has added three new features to its app; one new feature for the web version as well as for the mobile version whereas two new features have been launched for the mobile app.

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With this latest update, WhatsApp users can now edit their images on the web as well as the mobile before sending them and can also get sticker suggestions. Under this new feature the link preview has gotten better on the app.

Announcing the features, WhatsApp said in a statement, “We know feeling comfortable expressing yourself is an important part of why people use WhatsApp to keep in contact with their friends and family. Whether that’s sending voice messages or photos and videos, sharing a Status post, or a link to something you’ve seen online. Over the past few months we’ve made a few changes to WhatsApp to answer some of your feature requests and to keep giving you the best experience.”

Meanwhile, the messaging giant has also shared glimpses of its new features on Twitter. According to this official tweet, here is how the features will function on WhatsApp:

Desktop photo editor

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The Desktop Photo Editor feature of WhatsApp lets users edit images and add stickers to the pictures on their desktop app before sending them. Previously, the feature was only limited to the mobile version of the app but now WhatsApp web users can also use this feature.

Sticker suggestions

Introducing a technological marvel, WhatsApp will now suggest stickers according to the conversations. Users can get the perfect sticker suggestion as they type. WhatsApp has made it easier for users to find stickers in the middle of the chats that do not disrupt the chat flow of users. Sometimes you waste a lot of time trying to look for the perfect sticker. WhatsApp’s contextual sticker will prompt sticker suggestions as you type, enabling you to find that right sticker at the right time to accurately express yourself.

Link Previews

In its latest update, WhatsApp has changed the way how link previews appear on the app. Users can now see the complete link preview when it is send and people receiving the link will have much more context about what they have been sent and what they are about to see or read.

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