WhatsApp Introduces Animated Stickers And Contact-adding QR Codes

WhatsApp announces animated stickers, contact-adding QR codes, and some more features.

WhatsApp revealed some new features that the company is rolling out over the next few weeks.
 
 
WhatsApp said that it is rolling out new animated sticker packs that are even more fun and expressive. According to WhatsApp stickers are one of the fastest-growing ways people communicate on WhatsApp, with billions sent every day.
 
As the company wants to make it even easier to add a new contact the latest versions of WhatsApp will enable you to scan anyone's QR code to add him/her to your contacts. You will no more need to tapping in their digits one at a time.
 
WhatsApp also announced Dark mode for WhatsApp web and desktop. The popular Dark Mode theme now extends to your computer as well.
 
Other upcoming features include "Improvements to group video calls" and "Status comes to KaiOS".
 
"With now up to 8 people on a video call, we’ve made it easier to focus on whoever you want by letting you press and hold to maximize a participant's video to full screen. We also added a video icon in group chats of 8 or less, so you can easily start a group video call with 1-tap." wrote the company.
 
KaiOS users will now be able to now enjoy the popular feature that allows users to share updates that vanish after 24 hours.