WhatsApp has announced today on its blog that it is now rolling Communities out to all users worldwide. The company states that the feature will be available to all users in the next few months.
WhatsApp has announced that its latest Communities for WhatsApp features are now beginning to be made available to users using the most recent update.
The latest features include emoji reaction as well as the possibility of having groups of up to 512 members. Another important upgrade is the ability to share files of up to 2GB, over the previous limitation of just 100MB. The company hopes that these new features will help build more WhatsApp-based communities on the internet, and also bring nice quality-of-life enhancements.
WhatsApp has acknowledged in a formal manner a number of new features that are coming. The company published an blog article that outlines the new features that will be available to chat apps that includes the community feature, possibly the most significant addition to the app in recent years.
According to WhatsApp the community will be the various groups. They will permit organizations such as local clubs, schools, and non-profits to be together under one roof and achieve more efficient results.
“People can receive updates sent to the entire community and easily organize smaller discussion groups on what matters to them,” the company said in a blog article.
Community administrators will be provided with powerful tools to limit which groups are included. They can also send out announcements to all within the community.
Additionally, WhatsApp assures that chats within groups will be secured.
There’s no date specific for when communities will be able to join to the platform However, it shouldn’t be lengthy at this point.
As of now, the latest updates scheduled for WhatsApp will include news that we’ve heard about over the last couple of days.
Soon, you’ll be able to respond to messages using Emojis. Administrators of groups can remove the messages that are not appropriate for everyone’s chat. The limit for file sharing will be raised to 2GB. In addition the one-tap voice call are now able to allow up to 32 users to communicate with each other.
Also, there’s no confirmation on when these new features will arrive on WhatsApp. We’ll update this article as soon as we get more information.