Whatsapp rolls out update: New group members will be now silent observers

Whatsapp rolls out update: New group members will be now silent observers
Whatsapp rolls out update: New group members will be now silent observers

WhatsApp is revealing another feature which will stop new members of a group, other than the admin, from sending any new messages.

This feature was revealed in the beta renditions of the application proposed for iOS and Android. Named ‘Restricted Groups’, the update enables group members to silently observer to messages sent by the group admins-who are the main ones permitted to enact this feature.

Restricted Groups keeps all types of talk for non-admins; from sending instant messages to sharing a picture, recordings or their area. Admins won’t confront any confinements on this new capacity. Non-admins will have the capacity to message the group admin straightforwardly by means of the ‘Message Admin’ catch, which will enable their message to achieve the group in the wake of being confirmed by an admin.

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There are the two advantages and disadvantages to this feature, contingent upon how it’s utilized. Its advantages would incorporate featuring vital data which the group admins would prefer not to be neglected. In any case, admins can likewise abuse it by keeping every individual from a group from having their say on a point of talk.

Essentially, the feature must be changed once like clockwork which implies non-admin group members confront the possibility of being quieted for a considerable length of time at any given moment. It stays to be seen whether WhatsApp will make the feature more adaptable before making it formally accessible. You can experiment with the beta form here.

Alongside this comes the news that the Facebook-claimed informing administration will now enable clients to send longer voice notes with the choice to record without keeping the tab squeezed. Just “swipe up to bolt recording so you can keep on recording without holding your finger down,” as indicated by the depiction laid out.

WhatsApp will test new features to make it less demanding for individuals to speak with organizations they need to reach on WhatsApp, the informing administration said on a blog entry.


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