WhatsApp keep working on ‘channel’ device For Android devices, introducing improvements with New features like channel description and verification Privacy features, number of followers or shortcuts to various functions.
instant messaging platform began to develop ‘channels’, Initially known as ‘Newsletter’, in the month of February. This function follows the objective of improving the communication of information in a direct manner and based on this, the company continues to implement new features for better user experience.
In this sense, WaBetaInfo, which has access to this feature, has been able to verify, WhatsApp has introduced New functions for channels in his last update of Beta version for Android 126.96.36.199Including the channel’s verification, description, number of followers, or privacy information.
For him interface, As this medium has shown via a screenshot, the ‘channel’ will have a lookalike of chat conversation, they include a channel info tab In which different data is shown, as in the contact information screen that appears when a user’s name is clicked in a chat.
This information screen will display data such as number of followers, which will appear below the name. Although the number of followers It will also be displayed with a symbol picture below the channel name In the main chat interface. will also include a channel details With information from creators about the context or purpose of their channel.
Additionally, a button will be displayed. ‘mute notifications’ For users who do not want to receive notifications of sent messages constantly. Similarly, it will be detailed if channel is public or private and it will show privacy information With respect to the user’s profile, as it seeks to be a secure space in which personal data and telephone numbers are kept private.
Another innovation included is that ‘channels’ will be able to get verification To identify which are the originals. This verification will be displayed with a Green icon next to the name.
WhatsApp is also working new shortcuts To facilitate user experience. These shortcuts are based on speeding up simple actions like share or unfollow a channel at the push of a button.
Finally, users will also have the possibility Submit report to company moderation team So that if they find any issue with the channel violating the WhatsApp Terms of Service, they can report it.
channels tool still in development So it has not been made available to beta testers yet and the company continues to work on improvements.