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WhatsApp introduces animated stickers, QR codes and dark mode for web app

Thursday 2 July 2020 | 06:52 CET | News
Messaging app WhatsApp has introduced a bundle of new features that will become available over the next couple of weeks. These new features include animated stickers, QR codes, video maximization, 1-click calls for 8-person groups; dark mode for the web app; and status for KaiOS users.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: WhatsApp
Countries: World
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