- WhatsApp has reportedly introduced a new group chat feature that enables group administrators to delete messages from other members.
- As spotted by Wabetainfo the feature is only available For iOS beta users
WhatsApp has released a new group chat feature for iOS beta users, allowing group administrators to erase messages from other members.
This feature will give group owners on the platform a feature they have all been hoping for. With its most recent upgrade, WhatsApp has been working hard at expanding its group chat features. This new addition intends to make it easier for group administrators to control chats, which may involve up to 256 users.
A new “delete for everyone” option in the delete menu popover will allow beta testers who have been granted “group admin delete” rights to remove any recent message from a chat group in which they are an admin. Members of the group are alerted in the thread when a message is removed for everyone in the group.
A new feature in the most recent beta is the choice to display status updates in the conversation list. Similar to WhatsApp Stories, Status updates allow users of the app to publish pictures and videos that vanish after a day.
As per usual, WhatsApp hasn’t provided any information on when these new capabilities will be made available to the general public while they are being developed with the help of its beta testers.
In the most recent significant upgrade, WhatsApp users gained the option to individually control the display of their “Last Seen” status and a method for secretly exiting group conversations without alerting other group members. WhatsApp is also working on a new Mac version with native support for Apple hardware.