WhatsApp reportedly working to let users directly share status on Facebook

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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WhatsApp is reportedly developing a new feature that will enable users to share their status updates to Facebook stories without leaving the app.

The new feature will make it easier for users to share their status updates on both platforms without having to manually share them each time they post something new.

Earlier, users were able to share status updates to Facebook stories, but they had to go through the extra step of manually sharing the update each time they made a new post. With this new feature, the process will be automatic for certain status updates users choose, when the option is enabled.

Users will be able to add their Facebook account using the new WhatsApp option, which can be located in the Status Privacy setting.

According to the statement, “The option will be optional and disabled by default, meaning that users will have to enable it themselves if they want their status updates to be shared to Facebook stories.”

This new feature will allow users to save time and effort when they manually share their status updates with Facebook Stories without leaving WhatsApp. The feature will be available for both Android and iOS users.

Furthermore, WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature called “audio chats”, which will be available within conversations in a future update of the application on Android.

The feature will include a new waveforms icon in the chat header, which will allow users to initiate audio chats and a red button for ending ongoing calls.

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