WhatsApp introduced the Status feature in the past long time ago as a replica of Instagram’s Stories. This feature has been subject to numerous upgrades over time, and it’s set to receive another update soon.
The most recent Beta version WhatsApp suggests it is likely that Status is likely to be available soon. Like all features, it was discovered by no but WABetaInfo,the tech blog that reveals new WhatsApp features.
The report states that the latest update will allow you to view your contacts’ statuses directly from your chat list. It was first discovered as part of the development of WhatsApp Desktop. WhatsApp Desktop beta, but now it appears it’s coming to phones too. Below is a screenshot of what it’ll appear like.
Following the update, you’ll no longer need to go to the Status tab to keep up on what your friends and family members are up to. It will soon be possible to view all the status updates via the chat that is ideal for people who don’t switch between tabs. WABetaInfosays that the feature can’t be turned off through the settings.
WhatsApp is working on a variety of other features , including editing buttons for messages as well as an undo button to deleted messages, as well as many more. It’s unclear what time these new features are expected to go out to users however, they are being developed for the moment.