Lately, the leader in instant messaging, WhatsApp has been getting a lot of updates.
The Meta-owned messenger shall soon have the option wherein the group admins would soon be allowed to delete messages for every member in a group chat.
This feature comes as a part of the beta release of the app on the Google Play store, with the version number 126.96.36.199.
Beta Releases to Get These Updates
In its beta releases, there are many other features too that the platform has been playing around with. These features include rich preview of links in status updates, waveforms for voice notes, full emoji keyboard for reacting to messages, etc.
Though not all of the features will be rolled out in the public version, however the beta is getting everything.
More Moderation Control For Admins
As per the WABetaInfo, the feature wherein the group admins will get the message delete privilege shall also be a part of the beta release and shall be rolled out to select few lucky users.
However, this comes as a welcome addition to the group messaging feature of WhatsApp, which has been a nightmare for some group admins for some time now.
Now many of us are aware that there are certain members in the group who spam the chat, eventually making the chat a pain to navigate through for other users.
Now the admins will have the group message delete privilege and be able to have more control over the happenings of the group, eventually leading to managing chats in a better way by deleting unnecessary messages posted by members
Speaking of other updates that are in the pipeline, the iOS users might soon get to react to status updates.
The developers who are working on these releases seem to be proactive and we could expect a whole lot of new updates in our way soon. What will be interesting to see is the fact that how these updates shall affect the user’s in-app experience