WhatsApp news of the week: pinned messages and longer group information


If you missed our stories this week about the latest updates to WhatsApp beta for Android, iOS, and Desktop, this is a good time to catch up thanks to our summary. Among the 7 stories we shared, the best news of the week is about the ability to pin messages, a feature under development on WhatsApp for Android!


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  1. WhatsApp for iOS 23.2.75 is available on the App Store: the official changelog reports that’s now possible to create personalized avatars to use them as profile photos and stickers.
  2. In the article about the WhatsApp beta for Android update, we announced that WhatsApp was releasing the ability to save longer group subjects and descriptions, making it easier for group admins to describe their groups.
  3. The same feature about longer group information available on WhatsApp beta for Android is now available for iOS users after installing the WhatsApp beta for iOS update. As we mentioned in the article, some users that use previous releases of the app may be able to get the same feature.
  4. In the article about the WhatsApp beta for Android update, we shared important details about the development of a new feature for a future update: pinned messages. It is the best news of the week:

  1. WhatsApp is working on the ability to create calling shortcuts, for a future update of WhatsApp beta for Android.
  2. WhatsApp is working on a new banner to announce the ability to share documents and files up to 2GB in size, for a future update of the Android app.
  3. WhatsApp experienced an issue with updating privacy settings on WhatsApp for iOS: it was not possible to manage who can see when we’re online. The issue was fixed after almost 3 hours.

Stay tuned for more news and updates about WhatsApp, coming your way next week!

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