WhatsApp is reportedly getting a new way to view status updates for a business account. According to a new report by WhatsApp Feature Tracker, users can view the status update of the business account by tapping on the profile picture in the ‘Business Info’ page. The feature is currently being rolled out to beta testers and is expected to be rolled out to other users in an upcoming update. The feature was exposed in WhatsApp’s code a few months back and was reportedly not available to any users – stable or beta testers.
According to WhatsApp Feature tracker WABetaInfo, the instant messaging app getting A new feature that will let users view status updates for business accounts by tapping the profile picture in the ‘Business Info’ page. With this, users will get two options- view profile photo And View Status. The feature tracker also noted that Facebook-The proprietary chat app will retain the old method to see where status updates are appearing in the Status tab.
WABetaInfo has mentioned that this feature is currently rolling out only for business account users and regular WhatsApp account users may get this feature in future updates.
Earlier this month, whatsapp business account holder Received Another feature called ‘collections’ will enable them to organize their catalogs better and group items into categories. In addition, WhatsApp is reportedly adding a new control bar to the picture-in-picture video mode. The control bar will allow users to quickly pause/resume video or open/close full-screen mode. The instant messaging app currently has this feature but only for videos from select platforms.