WhatsApp is reportedly releasing message reactions function for Android customers on beta. The brand new function at the moment affords six emoji reactions. As per the report, the flexibility to react to messages is proscribed to choose customers however everybody ought to give you the option to see the emoji reactions. Emoji reactions have been out there on different Meta-owned platforms like Instagram and Messenger. They’ve additionally been out there to customers on Discord, Slack, and Telegram. WhatsApp has not formally confirmed when all customers will get the emoji reactions function.
As per a report by WABetaData, WhatsApp is now rolling out emoji reactions function to Android customers on beta. The WhatsApp options tracker has talked about that the brand new function is accessible to customers on WhatsApp Beta for Android 184.108.40.206. It’s only out there for choose beta testers however everybody ought to give you the option to view the reactions on messages, as per the report.
Users are mentioned to get six emoji reactions — Like, Love, Snigger, Stunned, Unhappy, and Thanks. There isn’t any info if customers will likely be in a position to customise or change emojis in message reactions.
WABetaData additionally (*6*) that for the reason that message reactions notifications setting is accessible on all three platforms — Android, iOS, and desktop — it could roll out formally to WhatsApp on all three platforms someday very quickly. Nonetheless, since there isn’t a official affirmation from the Meta-owned platform, the data ought to be taken with a pinch of salt.
Earlier this month, WhatsApp message reactions function was noticed for WhatsApp Desktop beta 2.2208.1. Nonetheless, the choice was not out there to public beta testers. The brand new function is titled React to message and is accessible within the drop-down message menu. WhatsApp has additionally been spotted testing including a shortcut for emoji reactions subsequent to messages on the desktop app. This could allow customers to shortly react to messages.
As talked about, message reactions are already out there on Meta’s different platforms reminiscent of Instagram and Messenger. It stays to be seen when the social media large will introduce the function formally on WhatsApp by way of a secure replace. The emoji message response function is already out there to customers on Discord, Slack, and Telegram.