WhatsApp launched new WhatsApp Channel features - You can now send voice message and create polls in channels


If WhatApp is your primary platform for communication, this news might catch your attention. Recently, Meta released new WhatsApp Channel features to improve your user experience. So, what should you know about it?

For your information, the new update allows you to send voice messages into WhatsApp Channels. In case you didn’t know, this feature works the same as sending voice notes into WhatsApp Group. As yu can expect, everyone in the channel can reply or react to the voice note. So, that’s a pretty neat feature to have.

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In addition, WhatsApp also allows you to create polls in the channels now. This is a welcomed addition for channels admins as it makes interaction more seamless and interactive. The latest update also allows up to 16 admins at the same time.

Interestingly, you can now share channels updates to your status. Simply said, it works the same as on instagram, where you can share posts or reels to your story. To do this, simply long press the channel update then select “Forward followed by “My Status.

The update is being rolled out as we speak. So, it might take some time before you can enjoy it. How do you plan to use this feature?


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