Today, Thursday, the “WhatsApp” platform announced the launch of the community feature through WhatsApp globally.
The platform explained that the communities represent a fundamental update focused on giving people the ability to connect on WhatsApp within the groups that interest them.
Today, we are pleased to announce that we have started rolling out communities via WhatsApp globally, and this will be available to everyone over the next few months, and communities such as neighborhood residents, school parents, and co-workers can now bring multiple groups together under the umbrella of One for organizing group chats on WhatsApp.
And about how to use the feature, the platform mentioned: To get started, click on the new “Communities” tab at the top of your chats on Android and at the bottom on iOS. From there you can create a new community or add existing groups.
Once you’re in a community, you can easily switch between existing groups to get the information you need when you need it, and admins can send important updates to all community members.”
The WhatsApp platform said that the communities feature aims to raise the level of institutional communication through a high degree of privacy and security that is not available anywhere else. The alternatives available today require trusting applications or software companies with a copy of their messages.
WhatsApp also announced three other features, the ability to create polls within chat, video calls for 32 people, and groups of up to 1,024 users. These features can be used within any group but will be especially useful for communities, just like emoji interactions and sharing larger files size, and delete the official.
We’ve collaborated with more than 50 organizations in 15 countries to build communities that meet their needs, we’re excited because the feedback we’ve heard so far is that these new tools help groups like this better organize and achieve their goals. and different features over the coming months. For now, we’re excited to get these features to as many users as possible and hear your feedback as well.”