WhatsApp Web is set to add another set of features. The web version of WhatsApp the most used instant messaging platform will be getting a new GIF category shortcuts which will be added to the search tool and also a relocated GIF search tool. Another incredible news is the upcoming stickers feature that is going to make its way to WhatsApp Web.
According to news circulating the internet, the web version of WhatsApp will be getting some number of notable changes. The report is claiming that the tool will let users search for GIFs through tenor or giphy.
While some news claim that this new feature was already spotted on the WhatsApp Web interface, it is claimed that the new GIF categories will also make its way to the web interface. At the moment, the relocated gif button is not yet rolled out as it is still in the developmental phase awaiting an update.
Relocated GIF Search Tool
According to the report, the WhatsApp Web platform will add a new feature which will give users the ability to add GIFs during chats. This GIF button is said to have been spotted and will be positioned right next to the emoticon button at the left side of the message tab.
Stickers for WhatsApp Web platform coming soon
The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg announced at the F8 Developer’s conference in May that stickers are coming to WhatsApp. Then a month later some of the stickers were spotted on WhatsApp for Android. The same report that spotted the relocation of the GIF search tool on the WhatsApp Web interface has also stated that stickers are on their way to the platform. WhatsApp stickers store is still in the developmental stage, and when it is done, it will allow users access stickers submitted by third-party developers and also get access to native stickers.
Though reports circulating the web says these features are almost ready to roll out soon to WhatsApp Web, we are yet to get any official confirmation from the Facebook-owned messaging platform. We will keep our fingers crossed as we await the rollout of these new features so that we can continue to enjoy a better user experience.