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WhatsApp working on new feature for channels

Meta-owned WhatsApp is always working on updates to enhance user experience

A smartphone with a displayed WhatsApp logo is placed on a computer motherboard in this illustration taken February 23, 2023. — Reuters
A smartphone with a displayed WhatsApp logo is placed on a computer motherboard in this illustration taken February 23, 2023. — Reuters

Meta-owned WhatsApp is always working on updates to enhance user experience, while users appreciate the new features, some updates are not liked at times.

However, the messaging platform is rolling out a new through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 2.24.2.17, as per WABetaInfo, and it seems exciting.

The Meta-owned platform will allow the transfer of channel ownership in its new update.

— WABetaInfo
— WABetaInfo

In an announcement on his WhatsApp channel, Mark Zuckerberg said the platform is working on tools to ensure that channel owners manage their channels with ease.

A screenshot shared by the WhatsApp news tracker showed that there’s a new feature to transfer the ownership of the channel within the channel.

This feature will enable owners to transfer their rights to another admin of their choosing.

“This feature is designed to enhance the flexibility and adaptability of WhatsApp channels, enabling transitions in the event of personal decisions by the current channel owner,” it added.