WhatsApp for iOS hints at larger emojis, music sharing and public groups featureshttps://indianexpress.com/article/technology/social/whatsapp-music-sharing-mentions-public-groups-emoji-2875246/

WhatsApp for iOS hints at larger emojis, music sharing and public groups features

WhatsApp's new feature will allow users to either share music stored locally as well as from Apple Music

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WhatsApp’s new feature will allow users to either share music stored locally as well as from Apple Music

Whatsapp, the social messaging platform is working on tonnes of new features. According to German site Macerkopf which has got access to latest beta notes the new feature to share music with your contacts.

The website notes the new feature will allow users to share music stored locally as well as from Apple Music. It is unclear if WhatsApp will bring support for other music streaming services like Spotify, Saavn, etc.

When users share a track, the recipient sees a small player with album art. Tapping on the icon will allow the recipient to listen to it.

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WhatsApp currently allows users to share pictures, videos, location, contacts and even documents. With music sharing, WhatsApp could win another major share among file transfer services.

The report further states that WhatsApp is also working on a new mentions feature which works similar to Twitter and a public groups feature which allows anyone to join the group with the link.

WhatsApp is also reportedly launching support for larger emoji which 9to5 Mac notes will be similar to Apple’s implementation with iOS 10.

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WhatsApp recently announced that its platform is being used to make 100 million voice calls each day. The platform has also added end-to-end encryption to ensure secure messaging.