WhatsApp, which is owned by Meta, has announced that users of the web version of the app can now write status updates. According to WaBetaInfo, this feature allows users to easily share photographs, videos, and text to their Status from the web client.
The capability is currently available to selected beta testers who have recently signed up for the authority beta program for the web client. The plan is to make this component more accessible to more users in the coming weeks.
Previously, WhatsApp users could share status updates via their companion devices. However, the messaging platform is now removing the old companion device limitation that blocked users from exchanging status updates with secondary phones.
This latest innovation has now been extended to WhatsApp online, allowing users to share status updates directly from the online app.
“The most recent update adds the ability to share photos, videos, and text, allowing users to post updates directly from the web client.” Status updates shared via WhatsApp Web benefit from end-to-end encryption, guaranteeing that only the intended recipients can view the content. This is consistent with WhatsApp’s unwavering commitment to privacy. This demonstrates the platform’s commitment to secure and confidential communication,” according to the WhatsApp news source.
Users that mostly use computers over phones would primarily benefit from this functionality, since it provides a versatile and seamless communications experience across varied platforms. Users no longer need to rely on their mobile devices to effortlessly update their Status.