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WhatsApp gets new document share support: Top new features

WhatsApp today announced that it will support document sharing on Android, iOS. Take a look at several other WhatsApp updates launched recently.

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WhatsApp has finally rolled out the ability to share documents, both on the Android and iOS versions of the app.In order to share a document, just tap on the share attachment option in iOS or Android and one of the tabs should reflect Share Documents. In iOS, you’ll be able to share documents from iCloud, Google Drive, OneDrive, if they are installed on your smartphone. In Android, WhatsApp lets you share documents from the File Folder itself. Take a look at other new WhatsApp updates so far. Read more here

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Most recently, WhatsApp announced that it will end support for for its app for BlackBerry devices including BlackBerry 10 by the end of 2016. The company will also do away with WhatsApp Messenger for Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, smartphones with Android 2.1, Android 2.2 and Windows Phone 7.1. Read more here

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Next up, WhatsApp for iOS has gotten an update, which brings additional features like ‘Pinch to Zoom’ on video content, third-party app support for sharing pictures and videos. The latest WhatsApp iOS build (version 2.12.14) brings four new features with it. WhatsApp iOS users can also share photos, videos, documents from other apps on their iPhone; apps like Google Drive, Dropbox or Microsoft OneDrive are supported. Read more here

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WhatsApp will soon roll out brand new emoticons for Android users, which include eight tabs for emojis. These include a tab with sports emojis, one with flags, bulbs and beverages.According to a report, the new emojis include an upside down face, popcorn box, robot faces, a nerd face, an urn, turkey and even a middle finger emoji. These emojis were only available for iOS and web users earlier. Read more here

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Also, WhatsApp is working on adding end-to-end encryption to its chats along with a deeper Facebook integration, according to leaked screenshots shared on Google Plus by Android developer Javier Santos. The new leaked screenshots indicate that the end-to-end encryption will apply to messages and calls, and users will have to turn on the feature in the setting. Read more here

WhatsApp in February announced, that it now has 1 billion monthly active users, just seven years after the app was first launched. The instant-messaging app sees nearly 42 billion messages sent each day via its platform, with over 1.6 billion photos being shared daily. Numbers also reveal that over 250 million videos are shared each day on WhatsApp, and that there are over 1 billion groups.Read more here

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WhatsApp has rolled out a new update to its messaging app which the increases the number of people one can have in a group chat. The new update allows for 256 members, which was limited to 100 prior to the update. The update is available to both Android and iOS users. Read more here