WhatsApp is bringing its text ‘Status’ feature


WhatsApp featured a text-based ‘Status’ feature that allowed users to choose a status that their friends and other contacts could see. This feature persisted when messaging functionality was added to the app, but was stripped away late last month in favor of a Snapchat-like ‘reinvention’ of the feature — one that involved sharing videos and photos.

The feature will first come back for the Android version of the messaging app, and it will later arrive on the iOS version. This Status feature will be located in the “About” part of the user’s profile, and will basically work the same way as it always has.


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