WhatsApp, a Facebook-owned instant messaging platform introduced slew of new features for improving overall user experience. We saw numerous features rolled out to WhatsApp during the year 2018. These features include stickers, Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode, group video calling and much more. However, the company further will be making efforts to improve the user experience for the users. Here is the list of features that are expected to be rolled out on WhatsApp in 2019. New Year 2019 WhatsApp Stickers: Know How You Can Turn Your Photos & Images to Stickers to Send Special Greetings to Your Loved Ones.
Dark Mode: There has been several reports in the market that WhatsApp is planning to introduce a Dark Mode on the platform. This new feature on WhatsApp will make it easier for the users to using WhatsApp during nights. According to the report from WABetaInfo, this new feature is currently under development and will be introduced soon.
Video Preview: WhatsApp will also be rolling out a new video preview feature wherein the users will be able to view vides directly from the push notification itself. Previously, the company has introduced a similar functionality on the platform that allowed the users to preview images as well as GIFs. Facebook Testing Dark Mode for Messenger in Same Countries.
Contacts Ranking: WhatsApp will also be rolling out contact ranking feature to Facebook-owned platform. This new feature on WhatsApp will rank user's contacts based upon the frequency of the interaction done in the recent past. The feature is likely to be rolled out to the platform by the end of this month. WhatsApp Dark Mode Coming Soon - Report.
Consecutive Voice Messages: The Consecutive Voice Messages on WhatsApp will allow the users to play voice messages automatically when sent in a sequence. Spotted in iOS v2.18.100 build by WABetainfo, the new feature will allow continuous play of consecutive voice messages. WhatsApp will notify the user with a sound once the first voice message comes to an end. After the sound, it will play the next voice message.