138 New Emojis Coming Soon on WhatsApp


Messaging will be more fun now. Facebook instant messaging app, WhatsApp is going to roll out 138 new emojis. Users will now find icons such as – farmers, painters, astronauts, musicians, chefs. In addition  to these, racial and wheel chair symbols will also be available.

Android beta users already have access to this new emojis. This report is as per the online portal that tracks the upcoming changes and features on WhatsApp. If you are an Android beta user and cannot see this emojis, you have to update your app. The app is expected to roll out the update as soon as possible for the non-beta users.

According to report by the WABetaInfo, WhatsApp may roll out the disappearing message feature for the first group chat. Later for private chat, the company will release this feature as well. The option to turn on the feature may be given in the group setting. Group admin will have the right to determine how long after he can automatically delete the message. The time limit for deleting this message can be between 5 seconds to 1 hour. It is presumed that the final version may be extended.

Since, it is still in the development stage, therefore beta users may not see it yet. It was spotted in the beta version of WhatsApp’s Android app.

Those who are still not aware about it, first hints of this feature appeared online on October 2019. It was called 'Disappearing Messages' feature. Again, on the month of November, the same feature made an appearance on the beta version of the app as 'delete messages'.

Sushmita Guha

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