WhatsApp has rolled out features for specific beta testers that haven’t received them in previous updates: a new Contact Info UI, Default Message Timer, 24 hours and 90 days, multi-device changes.
WABetaInfo, a website that tracks WhatsApp, took to micro-blogging site Twitter and wrote: “A People that didn’t receive some features like the new contact info UI or multi-device changes, don’t worry: more activations will be rolled out soon. WhatsApp has just started to release those features for more beta testers today.”
As per a report on WABetaInfo, the new beta update brings in a new user interface (UI) for the contact information section. The design change was already visible to a few beta users with the previous update. The report also mentions that with the new beta version, a few users may also receive the activation of the new interface for Group Info.
Also, WhatsApp introduced the disappearing messages feature last year. The feature allows users to send messages that disappear after a certain period of time. With the beta update, the company has added 90 days and 24 hours options for the feature. Till now, the disappearing messages are automatically removed after 7 days.
Meanwhile, WhatsApp is reportedly working on extending the time limit for the ‘delete for everyone’ feature. The ‘delete for everyone’ feature was rolled out in 2017 and initially had a time limit of seven seconds that later got extended to 4,096 seconds in 2018…Read more>>