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Updated January 18th, 2024 at 14:22 IST

Mark Zuckerberg launches new features for WhatsApp channels

The newly launched voice updates feature, allowing users to listen to voice messages on channels.

Reported by: Business Desk
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WhatsApp channel updates: Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Meta, has unveiled new features for WhatsApp Channels aimed at enhancing user engagement. The updates include the introduction of voice updates, polls, the option to share channel content to personal WhatsApp statuses, and support for multiple administrators in a channel.

Another notable addition to this is the Voice Updates feature, allowing users to listen to voice messages on channels. This is significant as WhatsApp already witnesses the exchange of over 7 billion voice messages daily. The introduction of polls provides channels with the capability to post questions for user participation, while the share-to-status feature enables users to share channel updates on their personal WhatsApp statuses. Additionally, channels can now have up to 16 administrators, facilitating better information management and dissemination.

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These updates are designed to streamline user-channel interactions, providing a more engaging experience. The ability to have multiple administrators enhances the efficiency of managing and distributing information through WhatsApp Channels, offering users a focused and efficient way to stay informed about updates from public figures and organizations.

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Published January 18th, 2024 at 14:22 IST

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