Who doesn’t know about the most popular instant messaging platform?
WhatsApp is the most powerful and most popular instant messaging platform.
In case, if you want to use the platform then make sure to download the application on your device.
Once the application is downloaded, make sure to install the application on your device and start connecting with your friends and family members.
WhatsApp application has the largest number of downloads from any other application.
Currently, more than 2 billion users are on the platform.
If you have a business and looking for a platform in order to promote your business then there is nothing like the WhatsApp application.
Make sure to download the WhatsApp for Business application on your device, register a free account, and start promoting your business.
WhatsApp application has now integrated a lot of things on the platform.
This means, now you can do a lot of things on the platform.
You can share text messages, you can share media files like images and videos, you can share documents like PDF, PPT, and other formats as well.
You can easily promote your stuff with the help of this amazing platform.
If you want to connect with like-minded people then there is a feature called WhatsApp groups.
Now WhatsApp rolled out a feature where you don’t need to ask the group admin or you don’t need any permission in order to JOIN the WhatsApp groups.
Instead of that, you can search for keywords on GOOGLE.
Which type of WhatsApp group you want to join, you can search on Google.
Once you’ve found it, make sure to click on the invite links and then hit on the JOIN CHAT button in order to JOIN these WhatsApp groups.
If you have tons of WhatsApp contacts then there is one more great feature that you can use in order to share your thoughts and ideas publically.
Even you can filter the contacts with whom you want to show your stuff or whom you don’t want to show.
WhatsApp status updates are the best ever thing on the planet in order to promote or share anything related to your interest.
In this article, I’m gonna talk about the WhatsApp stories feature.
Make sure to follow the guide in order to learn about the new update and what are the pros and cons of this update.
Make sure to follow the guide from start to end.
What is WhatsApp status new update?
Have you ever used Instagram?
Instagram is another great product of Facebook itself.
Instagram is the largest and most popular photo and video-sharing platform.
In case, if you want to share your visual content like images and videos then there is nothing like an Instagram application.
You can share photos and videos, you can increase your follower base.
If you’re using the Instagram application then you may have noticed that there is a story of people running at the top of the application.
When you’ll click on one of them, you’ll see, either an image or video will load.
It’s called the stories also called the Instagram stories.
Just like that, WhatsApp also rolled out a similar feature.
Now you’ll see the stories tab in the middle of the application.
When you click on the middle of the application, you’ll find the stories section.
Make sure to hit that button in order to load the stories. Here, you can see all the pictures and videos shared by your contacts.
You can watch their stories by clicking them one by one.
How to update your own status?
Technology changing or you can say getting better day after day.
WhatsApp application also rolled out a new feature called status update.
Now instead of updating boring text status, you can even update images and videos as well.
WhatsApp application has now become rolled out a new feature called the stories.
In order to use the stories feature, make sure to follow the steps mentioned below.
1. First, you need to open the WhatsApp application.
Once the application opens, now you need to click on the status tab on your Android device.
2. Now after clicking on the STATUS tab, make sure to click on the first profile with a circle icon along with a plus sign.
When you’ll click on it, it’ll open the camera on your device.
3. Make sure to hit that camera icon in order to capture the image.
Either you can capture images or videos directly from your camera or you can also load them from your gallery as well.
4. Once selected, you need to hit the upload button.
These are the steps you need to follow in order to update your WhatsApp status.
In case, you have any questions related to that, make sure to mention them in the comments down below.
How it can help you?
It can help you to share your daily life.
In case, if you want to share your thoughts and ideas with your WhatsApp world then it can be a game-changing feature for you.
You can either upload an image, or video or you can also write some text on your WhatsApp status.
Once done, you can update that with your friends and family members.
Make sure to update your thoughts and how you feel on a daily basis.
If you have a business and you want to promote some stuff then you can also do that.
If you have some event or you want to promote a new update in your business then you can simply do that on your WhatsApp status update.
Make sure to do that right now.
WhatsApp status privacy:
In case, if you don’t want to show your WhatsApp status to each one of your WhatsApp contacts then you can use the privacy tab.
In the privacy tab, you can simply apply the filters.
You can select who you want to share your status with.
In order to apply the filter, make sure to open the WhatsApp application, and then you need to click on the status tab you’ll find in the middle of the application.
When you click on it, now you need to click on the three dots at the top-right.
When you click on the dots, you’ll find the privacy tab.
Make sure to hit that tab and you need to set whom you want to share the status.
You can share your WhatsApp status with all of your contacts.
You can even apply the filter and you can select whom you don’t want to share the status or last but not least, you can set it to no one as well.
In case, you don’t want to see all of your WhatsApp contact’s statuses then you can mute those statuses as well.
In order to mute those statuses, make sure to long-press to that whom you don’t want to see then click on the mute button.
It’s one of the best features that you can use in order to hide the status of a group of people.
In case, you have any issues with that then make sure to mention it in the comments down below.
What are the advantages of having this?
In case, if you’re using the latest version of the WhatsApp application then you most probably will be aware of this status update.
People got familiar with WhatsApp status.
If you’re using the JOIN devices or if you’re using the keypad devices then you may not be aware of this update yet.
WhatsApp released this update in order to replace Snapchat.
Now you can share 24 hours long images and videos with your friends and family members.
Now, I’m gonna share with you a list of the advantages of sharing images and videos in the form of WhatsApp status.
Make sure to read the benefits mentioned below.
1. It’ll help you to connect with like-minded people.
Suppose, you want to share a particular thing with your interested people personally then you can set the filter in the privacy tab.
Inside the privacy tab, you can set where you want to share your WhatsApp status.
2. Now, you can’t even share the short text sentences.
Even you can share images and videos.
You can update anything in the form of text, images, gifs, and videos as well.
Make sure to start using the feature right now.
3. If you have a business and you want to let people know how things going on then you can regularly share whatever comes to your mind.
4. It’s good in case you don’t want to broadcast some message on a big scale like Facebook and Instagram.
You can simply open the WhatsApp application and you can update the status there.
These are the benefits that you can take from the WhatsApp new status feature.
Now let’s move further and now I’m gonna share with you some disadvantages of having this feature.
As per my and other’s feedback on various other platforms. Here is something that I calculated.
Disadvantages of having this feature:
In this case, if you’re using this feature then you first need to take care of some points.
Now, I’m gonna share with you a list of the cons that you should also need to be considered.
Make sure to take care of these points mentioned below as well.
1. The new feature that WhatsApp launched in its status update is not easy to use.
Especially for old people who don’t want any changes, they have many issues with it.
2. It lost the previous version.
As you can see, previously you could share the text-based status that will show on your WhatsApp application but now you have the only option to share a 24-hour auto-diminished WhatsApp status.
3. When this feature came into existence, people were not that ready at that time.
These are the basic disadvantages. Apart from all of these, WhatsApp status update is very popular among people.
WhatsApp application is the most used instant-text application on the planet.
WhatsApp Status is the best thing until now.
I use WhatsApp status on a regular basis.
Instead of uploading things on Instagram, I use the WhatsApp application in order to share thoughts and ideas and also whatever comes to my mind.
If you have something more to say then make sure to mention it in the comments down below.