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WhatsApp Official App on iPad Releasing Soon

WhatsApp Official App on iPad Releasing Soon

"Yes, obviously a user can copy the frequently forwarded message, sending it as a new message, but this action will slow the process".

The mentioned features are available on the beta versions of the app.

This iPad app is expected to eliminate the camera feature, meaning users will be unable to use the WhatsApp app to send snaps or footage to other WhatsApp users.

It has been one of the latest updates of WhatsApp, 2.19.40, which includes this new feature.

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There's a status tab where you'd be seeing updates along with the regular features like Touch ID, Face ID authentication, and voice calling.

Note that the arrival of instant messaging app for iPad doesn't mean you can use the same account on two different devices. The idea being the users will be able to determine whether the image is genuine or fake, and the context in which it spread. While this new setting is not visible on 2.19.97 yet, reports say that it should be rolled out soon.

WhatsApp has introduced various tools to prevent the spreading of fake news and now it is testing a new feature for Groups which will allow users to block "frequently forwarded" messages. The feature will only available to administrators and will reportedly be accessible via group settings. This could come in very handy for the group administrators that want to have more control in terms of information that gets shared within the group itself.

The newest update is available right now if you are part of the WhatsApp Beta on Android. On the other hand, the admin can also choose to allow participants to send frequently forwarded messages to the group with "Allow" and "Don't allow" options. Tell us your opinions on these changes below and tell us whether or not you are part of the WhatsApp Beta for Android.