Still, millions of users are moving towards other messaging apps such as Signal, Telegram, and more. Even, Telegram has become the rising messaging app with more than 500 million active users as of the first week of January 2021.
Aside from the policy changes, new information suggests that WhatsApp is developing a new function named “Read Later”. As per the info, it will be the replacement or an improved variant of the Archived Chats menu.
In order to reduce interruption between chatting on WhatsApp, a chat can be added in the Archive Chats menu that mutes the upcoming notification from that contact/group.
This feature is currently available for select beta testers running version WhatsApp Beta 220.127.116.11. If the user doesn’t like the ‘Read Later’ feature and wants to still use Archived Chats can disable it from the WhatsApp Chat settings menu.
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