Facebook wants to unify the underlying messaging infrastructure of WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger
The latest version of WhatsApp introduces a shortcut for group video and voice calls. Now in the top right corner of any group you will see a phone with a plus sign next to it. Pressing this button will allow you to select which members to group call.
A new 'Reply Privately' feature in the latest WhatsApp beta lets you open a private thread to reply to someone within a group. To use the feature, select a message and tap on the three dot menu icon.
WhatsApp just introduced the ability to use stickers. To start, stickers created by their own designers and select artist will available, but the idea is that anyone can create packs to use or sell. This feature is available in latest version of WhatsApp but if for some reason you don't get it, you can always try the beta channel.
You'll often find that when a new product or service fails, there's a line of people waiting to say, "I told you so." But despite initially looking like absolute turkeys destined for the trash can, there have been plenty of predicted tech disasters that turned out to be successful. Here are some of the most memorable.