WhatsApp this week: It’s all about a change in policy
So, here's what happened in WhatsApp-ville this week:
Multi-device support: WhatsApp has long been working on introducing multi-device support on its platform. Reports in the past have detailed the progress that the company has made in developing this feature. Now, a new report hints that this feature is closer to a launch than ever before.
As per a report by WABetaInfo, the latest WhatsApp beta Android 220.127.116.11 brings a new user interface for WhatsApp Web. This new UI shows a ‘Linked Devices' button, tapping on which users will be asked if they want to join WhatsApp Web's beta program. As soon as they agree to join, they will be able to use the multi-device support feature on their laptops.
WhatsApp clarifies ToS for business chat users: WhatsApp has also clarified how its new ToS will affect its business chats. WhatsApp said that going forward, businesses users will be able to choose to receive secure hosting services from Facebook to help manage their communications with their customers on WhatsApp.