WhatsApp It is known for testing several new features before the official rollout. Among the new edit text message features, updated emoji responses and new group poll results viewers, the meta-owned instant messaging platform has begun testing a new chat filter for the desktop version. The feature is currently available to select beta users and is expected to reach more users soon.
WhatsApp chat filter For the web: Details
WABetaInfo reports that the company is now testing a new chat filter WhatsApp desktop The client feature is currently part of the desktop client version 2.2221.1.
According to reports, this filter is designed to help people find and read unread chats on the platform. The filter is located right next to the search bar in the WhatsApp beta for the desktop. The feature works like any other filter where it allows users to easily hide all read chats and bring unread chats to the top.
The screenshot shared by WABetaInfo also shows that the filter can be removed with just one click.
It is not clear when WhatsApp will launch a chat filter for desktops and whether the company will roll out something similar for mobile apps. However, it will be an important and practical addition to the instant messaging platform.
In the meantime, the instant messaging platform is testing another feature that allows group members to see the results of a detailed vote in a group. The feature is expected to be rolled out with future updates.
Reports suggest that the company is working on this feature along with the ability to create polls in group chat.