WhatsApp New Feature Allows One-Way Broadcasting To Group Chats: Here’s How to Activate It

WhatsApp has launched a new feature for groups in order to create one-way broadcast communication streams. This new feature allows the owner/ admin of the group the real authority. They are the ones who can only send messages. This feature is similar to giving an authority to someone, giving them a megaphone for shouting at people. This WhatsApp new feature is amazing.

WhatsApp announced this feature on Friday, in a blog post:

“Today, we’re launching a new group setting where only admins are able to send messages to a group. “One way people use groups is to receive important announcements and information, including parents and teachers at schools, community centres, and non-profit organizations,”

This feature was much needed as some groups are made for awareness purposes where admin want to float some information and don’t want to receive back messages to avoid hustle. In this way group, admins will be able to streamline their communications.

WhatsApp New Feature- Here’s all you should know about it

The Facebook-owned company, WhatsApp has introduced many other new features in the last few months such as group descriptions, audio and video messages and added some new stickers.

WhatsApp is also planning to launch a catch-up feature that will constantly re-add people in the group who had previously tried to leave the group.

How to Turn on WhatsApp New Feature:

In order to turn on this newest feature, Follow the following steps:

  • you’ll need to open up Group Info
  • ap on Group Settings
  • Send Messages
  • select “Only Admins.”

This feature will be available to all the WhatsApp users around the globe. This tool is somewhat similar to a feature on Telegram, however, it’s not shocking to know that Facebook is copying its rivals. Instagram also keep on copying Snapchat to increase its number of active users. However, this was a much-needed feature which would be definitely loved by many people.

Also Read: WhatsApp to Add Sticker Reactions for Android soon

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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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