WhatsApp News of The Week: Up to 512 People to Groups and Message Reactions

If you didn’t have time to read our stories posted this week about the

Recent updates of WhatsApp beta for Android, iOS, and Desktop

This is the right time to do it thanks to our summary.

1. The new footer for end-to-end encryption has been rolled out to users after installing the WhatsApp beta for Android build.

2. WhatsApp has finally released new important features: message reactions to everyone, and the ability to add up to 512 people to groups.

3. WhatsApp is working on a companion mode to let people link a secondary mobile device to their WhatsApp account.

4. WhatsApp is working on showing status updates right within the chats list for a future update.