WhatsApp may soon let you pin messages in chats and groups: Report

WhatsApp, an instant messaging platform owned by Meta, is planning to introduce a new feature that will allow users to pin messages from groups and in chats, a report suggests.

According to a report by WABetaInformation, a feature that is said to be coming soon will allow WhatsApp users to pin or mark important messages to the top of chats from groups or in individual chats. After implementing this feature, users can pin messages. In case the recipient uses an older version of the app, WhatsApp will display a message in the chat requesting to download the latest version of the app from the store.

This pinned message will help improve organized conversations in groups, as users will be able to easily access their important chats. Currently, the feature of pinning messages in chats and groups is said to be in development.

Interestingly, the instant messaging platform is also planning to work on a new feature that will help Android users make calls easily, a report suggests. This feature will allow users to make calls using the app.

The alleged upcoming feature is said to allow users to quickly access their contact list and make calls without opening the app. This allows users to set up custom shortcuts for frequently called contacts. This allows users to make quick calls. The instant messaging app is planning to make calls as easy as sending messages.

As reported by WABetaInfo, the call shortcut feature combined with the application makes it possible for users to make calls simply by tapping a contact box in the contact list. Furthermore, the report suggests that the new feature coming soon will be automatically added to the home screen of the device once it is created.

Meanwhile, the instant messaging platform said it banned 36.77k accounts in India in November, slightly lower than the number of accounts it banned in the previous month.

forbidden WhatsApp accounts in India including 13.89k accounts that were actively blocked before being flagged by users. In December, WhatsApp banned 37.16 million accounts in the country, including 9.9 million accounts that were actively banned.

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