After the pandemic hit Covid-19, we turn our activities to applications more frequently. That way, platforms like WhatsApp, and social networks like Instagram, TikTok and Facebook boosted their popularity. In fact, the instant messaging service WhatsAppis one of the most used tools in the world with multiple functions, such as the popular states.
The The number of active users on WhatsApp has already exceeded two and a half billion. This positions it on the podium of instant messaging apps. Therefore, that same boom is taken advantage of by the developers of WhatsApp for implement new tools and optimize existing ones. states of WhatsApp make up one of its most used functions.
They were released in the tool in 2017, inspired by other apps such as Snapchat. The difference is that here, we can see the publications of our WhatsApp contacts and vice versa.
Because of its popularity, from WhatsApp they always aim to improve their states, although now there are rumors that speak of his supposed disappearance.
Are WhatsApp statuses going to disappear?
In recent days it transpired that the beta of whatsapp for android incorporated the states in the profile photo of the contacts, next to the chats. This makes them much more similar to Instagram.
Be supposed to the States tab would disappear in the near future with this change. This led to speculation about the disappearance of these ephemeral publications, although it is really more of a transformation.
On the other hand, there has been talk of a new function that would replace that tab for some time. This would be calledcommunities“.
This tab would allow users of the messaging platform manage groups and broadcasts differently. Also, they would be separate from the individual chats.