WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware and cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP (VOIP) service. This application allows the sending of Text messages, video calls, Audio & Video, documents sharing and live location. The application runs on mobile devices by using mobile numbers through cellular data free of cost. WhatsApp was founded in 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum both are worked at Yahoo. Later WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook in February 2014. WhatsApp service enabled on iOS, Android, Windows & similarly Jio Phone on Kai OS.
WhatsApp Features 2019
As already told, WhatsApp focused more on the features related to user privacy in 2019 like WhatsApp fingerprint lock support by default, WhatsApp Group Invitation feature to avoid from added in the unknown group list, and finally, WhatsApp ban the users who are using the modded applications like GB WhatsApp, WhatsApp plus etc,. Similarly, few more features are implemented in 2019 as general improvements.
WhatsApp Fingerprint Lock
WhatsApp worked for this feature for nearly six months for Beta update. After that, nearly 3 months for the stable update. However, it’s definitely worth a wait because this feature has worked pretty fast & secure always even the application available in the recent app list. Once the feature enabled WhatsApp authentication is linked with the device default security credentials.
To Know more & how to enable read here – WhatsApp Fingerprint Lock
WhatsApp Group Invitation
The next most important WhatsApp feature in 2019 is Group Invitation. This feature helps the users to control on joining new groups using the new privacy option in settings. WhatsApp New Privacy option will control adding the participants in the group using Group Invitation Feature. For this WhatsApp brings a new option in the Privacy menu called Groups.
To Know more about WhatsApp Group Invitation read here – WhatsApp Group Invitation
Related to user privacy, this is an last feature introduced on WhatsApp in 2019. However, its not an feature or option for users, the WhatsApp ban feature enabled by default through server to avoid using the third party WhatsApp applications like WhatsApp Plus, GB WhatsApp etc,. According to WhatsApp the applications developed by third parties are considered as violation in Terms of Service. Due to this reason WhatsApp temprovarily ban users.
To Know more about WhatsApp Ban read here – WhatsApp Ban
In 2019, WhatsApp updated with some general improvements to enhance the user experience like WhatsApp share to Facebook story, images & stickers preview in notification, improvements in Albums like collaging photos, WhatsApp status views, WhatsApp stickers integration with keyboards and updated new feature on receiveing new voice messages.