WhatsApp's new 'Reaction' feature is now available to all users; here's how to use it

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WhatsApp's new 'Reaction' feature is now available to all users; here's how to use it
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Meta-owned WhatsApp is one of the most popular and widely used messaging apps in India, connecting billions of people. You may use this messaging software to send media assets such as audio, documents, movies, photographs, GIFs, stickers, and so on. It also allows the user to make video and voice calls. WhatsApp has launched its digital payment service. It has now unveiled yet another new feature. The new responses feature will be rolled out by WhatsApp.

Users may respond to messages with six emojis, including love, sad, laugh, thanks, and surprise, using this reaction tool. In the future, WhatsApp may introduce more emoticons. Mark Zuckerberg, the company's CEO, revealed the news on Facebook. "Reactions on WhatsApp begin going out today," he said. In the post, he included the emotions thumbs up, heart, laughing, startled, sorrowful, and thankfulness.

How it works step by step process:

  1. Open WhatsApp, then open a chat

  2. Press and hold the message you want to react to

  3. The app will show six different emojis to react

  4. Drag your thump to the desired emoji and leave it

  5. Your reaction will appear on that message instantly.

Users must long-press on any chat to activate the WhatsApp response function. The emojis will then show, and the user may pick an emoji to reply to quickly. This functionality may also be found on Facebook and Instagram.

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WhatsApp just announced that users would be able to join up to 32 other users in a single video conversation. Previously, the video conference could only accommodate 8 individuals. Furthermore, they revealed that users would be able to transfer files up to 2GB in size.

WhatsApp also unveiled a new 'Communities feature' for its platform to allow users to organize and allow the goal of allowing users to organize their groups and have many groups under one roof. "With WhatsApp Communities, users will be able to bring together diverse groups under one roof using a framework that works for them." Whatsapp explained in a blog post: "In this way, people may get updates broadcast to the entire Community and simply establish smaller discussion groups on relevant themes smaller discussion groups on important topics."

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