Although Whatsapp It is considered the most popular messenger program in the world, but in terms of features and capabilities, other messenger programs such as Telegram have a significant advantage. Now, in a new report, WhatsApp plans to give its users the ability to specify user name provide
As the WABetaInfo publication announced with its new report, in the latest beta version of the WhatsApp Android application, there is a new field in the profile section of users that asks them to choose a unique username for themselves. However, it’s not even clear yet how usernames will work on Meta’s messaging app!
Usernames increase the privacy of WhatsApp users
However, the ability to choose a username could offer a significant change in finding people as well as increasing users’ privacy, as currently, users of the app have to share their number or QR code to connect with others. In addition, it is said that conversations that start with a username will support end-to-end encryption.
WhatsApp has been working on significant features for some time and even made some of them available to its users. Among the new features of this messaging service, we can mention the possibility of editing messages up to 15 minutes after sending. Next to the messages edited with this feature, the word Edited is displayed; Of course, the audience does not get access to the history of edits. Channels is another interesting feature that WhatsApp is apparently working on after Telegram and Instagram.
Regarding the ability to specify a username, it is not yet clear when this feature will be available to WhatsApp users. However, it will probably be available to beta testers on all platforms first and then rolled out to users.