WhatsApp is preparing an interesting novelty with which it will catch up with Telegram

Chat application developers WhatsApp they are preparing an interesting novelty that will soon bring the service closer to some competitors and at the same time is completely unrelated to two-way correspondence. It is about Channelsthrough which their authors will be able to publish content that will be the recipients on the other side display without the option to reply. Telegram, for example, works in a similar way. News about Channels appeared in two recent beta versions of WhatsApp for Android.

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From the uncovered functions and also from the images, it is evident how the novelty should work and what the environment will offer. Channels will be given space in the new Updates section, which will be in the new bottom menu (this is also coming) and will replace the current Status item. When creating a Channel, the application informs, for example, that the number of followers / subscribers will not be limited and the phone number of the founder will not be displayed. Subscribers can Channel watch completely incognitoso no published photo, name and phone number.

WhatsApp Channels beta setup setup

Later, it was also discovered that is is calculated, for example by verifying authenticity created channels, if they are related, for example, to a brand or personality. In addition, it will be possible to display the approximate and exact number of followers and it will be possible to turn on and off notifications for the given Channel. It is not yet clear when this news will reach the general public.

WhatsApp Channels beta features feature

In which applications do you already use such Channels?

Source: WABetaInfo 1, 2

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