Published On: Wed, Jun 7th, 2017

WhatsApp Adds Photo Filters and Albums to Stay Relevant Among Teens

WhatsApp is not prepared to be left behind in a competition of visible enhancements being embraced by a sister platforms like Instagram. The Facebook-owned present follower has introduced 3 new visible facilities for a iOS app. The 3 new facilities on WhatsApp are – Filters, Albums, and Reply Shortcuts.

The Filters underline allows users to supplement Instagram-like filters to a images on WhatsApp. It has filters like Pop, Black and White, Cool, Chrome, and Film. Users will be means to supplement these filters after uploading a photos on WhatsApp. On a other hand, a Albums underline automatically creates an manuscript in a tile blueprint when a user sends 4 or some-more photos or videos. Recipients of these albums would be means to appropriate by a images on a full screen.

Here’s a central Changelog posted on App Store:

What’s New in Version 2.17.30:

• Add tone filters to your media. Just constraint or name a photo, video, or GIF, and appropriate adult to collect a filter.
• When we accept mixed photos from a same sender in a row, they’ll now be grouped together as an album.
• New respond shortcut: simply appropriate right in any summary to fast respond to it.

While Album and Filters concentration on media sharing, a third underline – Reply Shortcuts, is centered on chats. It lets users respond to a sold summary in a discuss window by swiping on it. After swiping, it opens a discuss window next it where users can form a response. This underline would come accessible for organisation chats where a discuss moves fast and many questions get ignored.

In a matter given to TechCrunch, WhatsApp pronounced that it would be rolling out a new facilities to Android. However, it can't mention a timeline.

Admittedly, many of a recently combined photo-centric facilities on WhatsApp means that Facebook wants to settle another picture for a present messenger. It intends to move a WhatsApp in a joining of Snapchat and Instagram. By introducing a new features, WhatsApp only wants to stay applicable for a teen users who are some-more prone towards visible apps like Snapchat.

Globally, WhatsApp witnesses over 50 billion messages sell each day, over 3.3 billion photos, 760 million videos, and 80 million GIFs.

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