WhatsApp has constructed a characteristic referred to as Communities that may enable customers to drag collectively separate teams below a single organisation.
With the brand new characteristic, group directors will be capable of ship messages to all the teams or management which teams are alerted. The messaging platform will begin testing Communities in numerous nations all year long, in an effort to attraction to golf equipment with a number of chapters, for example, or companies with a number of groups.
“We think Communities will make it easier for a school principal to bring all the parents of the school together to share must-read updates and set up groups about specific classes, extracurricular activities, or volunteer needs,” the Meta Platforms-owned firm stated in a weblog put up.
It’s one in every of a number of new options that may assist WhatsApp, which has greater than two billion customers, transfer past informal socialisation and into territory at the moment dominated by office instruments, reminiscent of Slack. WhatsApp stated it additionally plans to begin permitting group members to react to particular messages and share giant information. — (c) 2022 Bloomberg LP