WhatsApp is bringing new interface for channel content

In this series, the company has recently announced that WhatsApp is bringing new interface for channel content.

WhatsApp, which is one of the most popular messaging apps worldwide including India, has been constantly attracting users by introducing new features and reforms.

How will this new interface status updates change and what are the benefits of users, let’s learn in detail in this blog:

What is channel content?

The channel on WhatsApp is a special type of feature that allows users to send broadcast messages with large audiences.

Through the channel, business, media houses and public figures can keep their audience updated and engage with them. Channel content may include text, photos, videos and links.

WhatsApp is bringing new interface for channel content

At the moment, when you share a channel’s content status update, it appears just as a link. Users have to see content on the channel by clicking on the link.

This process looks a bit strange and the experience of viewing content for users is not as good.

What will change the new interface?

With the new interface, when you share a channel’s content status update, a preview of the content will appear in the status update itself. Users have to tap on the status update to see the entire content.

With this change, users will already get an idea about the content and they will not have to click additional to see the content.

WhatsApp’s new channel interfaces include many best features, let’s learn about them in detail:

  • Better status preview:

When a channel shares your status update, now you will be able to see the name and profile picture of the channel directly on the status thumbnail. This will help you understand which channel is sharing content and is it worth seeing.

  • Dedicated Channel tab:

WhatsApp now has a dedicated “channel” tab where you can see all the channels you follow together. This will easily enable you to find and access the channels that are interested in you.

  • Channel’s profile link in status updates:

When a channel shares your status update, now the link of the channel’s profile will appear under that status. By clicking on this link, you can directly go to the profile page of the channel and see their other content.

  • Better status notifications:

Now you will not even need to know who has shared your status as a channel. In the new interface, when a channel shares your status, you will get a clear information, which will let you know that your content is reaching a big viewer.

  • Better performance of status caption:

Now WhatsApp channel will show the status caption more clearly for content. This will make it easier for you to understand what message the channel has given by sharing your status.

How to use WhatsApp interface for channel content?

It is easy to use new channel interfaces. Just follow the following steps:

  • Open WhatsApp and go to the “Status” tab.
  • Tap on the “Channel” tab.
  • Look at the channels you follow and see their content.
  • If you like the content of a channel, you can “like” it or comment on it.
  • If you want to follow a channel, just tap on the “follow” button.

Benefits of new WhatsApp interface for channel content

These new changes bring many benefits for WhatsApp users, including:

Better Content Search: Through the status preview with dedicated channel tab and channel information, now you can easily find channels of your interest and enjoy their content.

Deep interaction: With the profile link of the channel, you can now connect directly with the channel that has shared your status.

This gives you a chance to have a meaningful conversation with the channel and become a part of their community.

When will this feature launch?

Now it’s available only for Beta Version. By download WhatsApp beta for Android update you can use this feature.

If your WhatsApp is already updated but you are not able to use this feature than you have to wait to launch this feature.

This update is available to all WhatsApp users who use the latest version on both Android and iOS. If you have not yet updated, you can download it from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

WhatsApp channel content is now better and more attractive than ever. With the new interface, you can easily find content of your interest, connect with channels and share your ideas.

So what is the delay, update today and enjoy the new era of WhatsApp channel content!


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