WhatsApp Polls, the new feature from the Meta-own firm for group conversations, are rolling out to users on both Android and iOS users. The messaging app had recently roll out Polls alongside ‘Communities‘, a feature that allows users to have separate groups under one umbrella to organise group conversations.
WhatsApp had also roll out one-tap video calling for up to 32 people and double the participant limit for groups.
With this WhatsApp Polls will also be protect by end-to-end encryption, which means that the company cannot see the contents of the polls share in groups.
The new polls feature is now live for users on both Android and iOS.
This feature lets users create polls within the group with the ability to vote.
Facebook Messenger and Telegram currently allow users to add group polls.
WhatsApp’s poll feature will be protect by end-to-end encryption.
How to Use WhatsApp Polls?
Users on the latest version of WhatsApp can access Polls.
Follow These Steps :
For iOS users
- Press the + sign next to the chat box.
- Tap on Poll.
For Android users
- Tap on the paperclip icon near the chat box.
- Tap on Poll.
These polls can be added to individual chats and group chats.
You can then type a question or topic and provide options for others to vote on.
When you have pick a choice, you can deselect and pick a different one.
Users can also select more than one option to vote on in a poll, to indicate more than one preference.
A range of new updates and features have been introduce to the Meta-own instant messaging service.
The Communities feature allows users to have separate groups under one “Community” to organise group conversations.
The Communities update will include new tools for admins, including announcement messages that are sent to everyone and control over which groups can be include.
The messaging platform has also increase support for group video calls to up to 32 participants.
Meta is currently witnessing a slew of resignations with WhatsApp’s India head Abhijit Bose and Meta’s public policy director in India Rajiv Aggarwal resigning earlier this week.
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The resignations follow the exit of Meta’s India head Ajit Mohan, who quit this month after four years in the job to join rival Snap.
Meta is also in the middle of massive layoffs announced last week, cutting more than 11,000 jobs or 13% of its workforce, as the Facebook parent doubles down on its metaverse bet amid a crumbling advertising market and decades-high inflation.