is planning to bring a set of new features. On bringing these new features, the
company seem to intent upon establishing the application as one that makes use
of visual features like images and videos. Definitely it isn’t the first app to
get these features. However, the applications massive reach mean that visual
communication is now set to become totally mainstream.
Here are the new features which are first rolling out for
the company’s iOS application. It is confirmed that these features are rolling
out to iOS, though it hasn’t announced a schedule for Android yet.
First is visual filters. As the name tells, this feature
will allow you to apply a bunch of visual filters to pictures, videos and GIFs
that you send within the application. In the first go, the company is starting
things off with five unique filters.
These filters will help you to do a bunch of things, which
includes correcting poor lighting. We can expect the company to introduce many
more filters when things start off though. Simply capture a picture or a video
and then apply any filter out of pop, black and white, cool, chrome, and film.
Next feature is the Albums feature. You can now send four
or more photos or videos to someone and WhatsApp will automatically group all
of them into a single album. This will allow you to send media with more
cohesiveness to other users.
Meanwhile, the receivers will be able to click on the
album and then swipe through the images easily at their end.
The last feature on the list is reply shortcuts. With
this new feature, the users will be able to reply to a message in a particular
thread by simply swiping on it. Swipe on a message and it will be relegated to
the bottom of the chat window allowing you to type your answer.
Are you already using these features?
If yes, what do you think?
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