WhatsApp has introduced new features that channels can use to connect with their followers. The biggest, perhaps, is the sound updates. Channel admins and owners, such as celebrities, can now send voice messages to their groups. Meta says Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny was the first celebrity to try it out, but today the feature is widespread. Voice updates are one of the most popular features of WhatsApp, probably because it allows users to send messages without typing, even while driving or doing something else. Apparently, WhatsApp users send 7 billion voice messages on the app every day, so it was probably an easy decision for Meta to bring this feature to Channels.
In addition to voice updates, admins can also share polls on chat that their followers can answer. Moreover, WhatsApp now allows Channels to have up to 16 admins if they want to ensure their followers are always up to date with the latest news. As for fans, they will now be able to share a Channel update as their own The situation, is a version of the Instagram Stories messaging service. Since voice notes can be shared as WhatsApp Status, it means they can also share a Channel voice update if they want to. All these features make way for WhatsApp users all over the world.