Social Media honcho WhatsApp has hit the news again. It is now introducing a host of new changes, including stickers and business-focused app features, as per the latest announcement by Facebook at the annual F8 developer conference.
So, apart from some big Facebook features like Clear History and the upcoming Dating profiles within the Facebook app, CEO, and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has also announced a bunch of new features for other Facebook-owned services like WhatsApp, India’s favorite messaging app. WhatsApp is getting support for group video calling. With this, the app would also get support for stickers “soon”, the company later revealed via a blog post.
The blog post also read that, “Voice and video calls are very popular on WhatsApp, and we’re excited to share that group calling will be coming in the months ahead. Stickers are also coming to WhatsApp soon”.
WhatsApp would be also supporting third-party stickers created by developers. Zuckerberg also used the opportunity to reveal that WhatsApp’s Status feature is being used by over 450 million people worldwide. The Facebook CEO also added that WhatsApp for Business, the recently introduced service targeting business, has already reached around 3 million users worldwide. Lastly, the company also revealed that over 2 billion minutes of video and voice calls are currently being made on WhatsApp every day.