WhatsApp, the moment messaging platform, is rolling out the fast response function right this moment. This function permits customers to reply to messages with six emojis – like, love, smile, unhappy, stunned and thanks. Sooner or later, the platform could add extra emoticons and pores and skin tones.
The function, referred to as WhatsApp Reactions, is much like the response functionality on Fb and Instagram.
The meta firm has been testing the function for greater than three years. CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced this on Fb. Zuckerberg additionally listed the six emojis that may be a part of WhatsApp responses.
“Feedback on WhatsApp will begin rolling out right this moment,” Mark Zuckerberg mentioned in a message.
“We’re inclusive [hands joined emoji] to unfold thanks and appreciation. Extra statements are coming quickly,” he added.
A consumer can use the WhatsApp response function by lengthy urgent a chat. The consumer can then choose the specified emoji and reply on to a chat.
WhatsApp had introduced the fast response function in April at a Neighborhood occasion. In the course of the occasion, the messaging app had additionally introduced a number of different options, together with the power so as to add 32 folks to a bunch audio name. WhatsApp has additionally mentioned that the file sharing restrict shall be elevated to 2 GB.
The short response function additionally brings WhatsApp one step nearer to integrating with Instagram and Messenger. Fb Messenger and Instagram customers can already talk with one another. Earlier than WhatsApp will be added to the combination, nonetheless, each platforms should first implement end-to-end encryption.