Information Technology Desk: Chatting all the time on WhatsApp with loved ones, friends or office work. However, you can lose your WhatsApp account by making a small mistake. Your WhatsApp account can be banned at any time.
You can now open channels on WhatsApp. WhatsApp brought a new feature. Through which users can open channels. You can follow celebrities, cricketers, footballers and businesses from WhatsApp. There will be a new update tab in the app. Where family, friends can follow multiple channels apart from chat.
WhatsApp channel is a larger platform where you can follow multiple celebrity profiles, business accounts. You can connect with them from within the app. According to WhatsApp, user profile picture and phone number will be protected. Can't be seen by channel admins or other followers.
Which channels the user is following will be completely private. And the channels will be saved on WhatsApp for 30 days. You can react to channel posts with emojis. The number of reactions read will also be seen.
User can also share his favorite channels to WhatsApp friends. If someone wants to unfollow those channels, they have to tap on mute or unsubscribe button. You can also create a channel with your own WhatsApp account.
Currently, several stars including Indian cricket team, Katrina Kaif, Diljit Dosanjh, Akshay Kumar, Vijay Deverkonda, Neha Kakkar have WhatsApp channels. You can also follow Mark Zuckerberg on this platform. Currently this feature has been launched in 150 countries.
Know how to use WhatsApp channel-
. Update WhatsApp to the latest version from Google Play Store or App Store.
.Now there will be an option called update below on the homepage of WhatsApp.
Tap on that option to see who you can follow.
. Those channels can be followed by clicking a '+' button next to them. Or you can click on the channel to read the profile picture and description.
. To give a reaction to the post that will be posted by the channels, you can react by holding for a while and selecting the emoji.
Source: India Today