WhatsApp, owned by Meta, has revealed that individuals using the web version of the application can now post status updates. As per WaBetaInfo, this functionality permits users to directly share photos, videos, and text to their Status from the web client.
Currently, the feature is available to choose beta testers who have recently signed up for the authority beta program for the web client. The arrangement is to expand the accessibility of this component to additional users in the coming weeks.
In the past, WhatsApp users could share status updates from companion devices. However, the messaging platform is now eliminating the previous restriction on companion devices that prevented users from sharing status updates using secondary phones.
This latest enhancement is now expanded to WhatsApp Web, enabling the sharing of status updates directly from the web client.
“The recent update introduces the option to share photos, videos, and text, empowering users to post updates directly through the web client. Aligned with WhatsApp’s steadfast commitment to privacy, status updates shared via WhatsApp Web benefit from end-to-end encryption, ensuring that only the intended recipients can access the content. This underscores the platform’s dedication to secure and private communication,” stated the WhatsApp news source.
This feature delivers a seamless and versatile messaging experience across diverse platforms, mainly catering to users who predominantly utilize computers over phones. Now, users can effortlessly update their Status without relying on their mobile devices.