WhatsApp Latest Update for Android Prepares Share to Facebook and QR Code Feature

A few months back, Facebook has announced its plans to integrate all its sister companies inlcusing Instagram and WhatsApp with Facebook. Though many people were against it, Facebook ensured that this step will not compromise the user’s security instead it will make their life easier by facilitating them not to switch from one platform to another.

WhatsApp Latest Update for Android Arrives

Facebook’s efforts to unify all its platforms into one was in talks from a long time and we had some idea that WhatsApp Status Updates will soon be Shared as stories on Facebook. So, finally, we are some traits of it in the latest WhatsApp update for Android. According to WABetaInfo, soon we are going to see two new features in WhatsApp for Android.

  1. You will be able to share WhatsApp status as the Facebook story
  2. QR codes

WhatsApp Share to Facebook Feature:

The Facebook story is the most loved feature of the platforms and many social media companies have copied this feature too. Moreover, “add to facebook story” button will appear only if you have the Facebook app installed in your mobile.

 

WhatsApp QR Codes Feature:

the second upcoming feature is QR codes, which is the same as Snapchat and Messenger identification method. This feature will allow you to navigate your profile and will generate a QR code associated with your phone number for your WhatsApp. So you can share the code on social media platforms so that people can contact you by just scanning the code.

These features are found in the beta version of WhatsApp 2.19.15, however, right now they are not available for users. Maybe they will make it available, once they are sure the feature is working correctly. So it’s not far away!

Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.

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