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WhatsApp copies one-way broadcast communication feature from Telegram

Whatsapp WhatsApp for iOS adds new features for group administrators
Kayla Schwartz | 01 July, 2018, 21:26

"The Request Account Info feature allows you to request and export a report of your WhatsApp account information and settings", the company had said. So, WhatsApp for iOS is getting another update that adds a couple of new features and improvements aimed at group admins.

WhatsApp today announced a new control for group administrators to limit activity so that they are the only member of the group who can send messages. In this instance, a teacher could send messages about homework, tests, reminders, and more.

WhatsApp has, of late, rolled out a number of new features for group users.

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The approach could greatly alter what it's like to be a part of a WhatsApp group, changing them from a place for conversation to a place for receiving announcements from, say, a school group, political organization, or professional group. "We've introduced this setting so admins can have better tools for these cases", WhatsApp said on its website.

It's common to speak of Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo-app-now-social-network, borrowing from Snapchat, but now Facebook's WhatsApp chat app is increasingly drawing its innovation from others such as Telegram. Group administrators are able to configure this setting by opening Group Info. Discord, the gaming-focused messaging and voice chat platform, has had the same feature for a while now. - You can now easily notify people when you change your phone number. Additionally, if the latter option is chosen, an "Only admins can send messages" prompt will replace the message field.

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