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Tech & Science WhatsApp rolls out new group chat features

10:32  16 may  2018
10:32  16 may  2018 Source:   reuters.com

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(Reuters) - Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group - chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as regular group members.

Whatsapp rolls out new group chat features that lets you easily keep track of messages and gives The new feature will help people keep track of group chats that are too active Users can also now add a description to chats and search for participants WhatsApp is rolling out a tool that means it is easier to scroll down to important messages in

FILE PHOTO: The WhatsApp app logo is seen on a smartphone in this illustration © REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo FILE PHOTO: The WhatsApp app logo is seen on a smartphone in this illustration Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group-chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as regular group members.

Users can now leave a group permanently to avoid being repeatedly added back after they have left, Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp said in a blog post.

Administrators can no longer be removed from a group they created and users can now quickly locate messages that mention them in a group conversation.

Groups on WhatsApp have taken a central role in the messaging service that has more than 1 billion users, helping connect people with similar interests across the globe.

(Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru)

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