WhatsApp released new updates on the AppStore, bringing the version number up to 2.17.50 (you can read the detailed changelog here.), 2.17.51 and 2.17.52.
The update had some hidden features (that are features not available yet to the public) and one of which is the possibility to share text statuses in WhatsApp, that WhatsApp is rolling out right now on 2.17.52. ..
Text statuses, as already rumored many months ago, are in rolling out for all iOS users, also if it is very slow .
The update has many improvements for text statuses, that improves the UI of the Status section.
Check the video below to discover how the feature will works!
Once you published a text status, your contacts will be also able to reply it.
In the 2.17.52 release, the Text Status feature has been remotely enabled for a few users. In next hours, tomorrow at most, WhatsApp will enable it for all users.