Just lately, Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp once again misplaced its co-founder however this didn’t maintain the corporate from bettering the app because it simply introduced the group video call feature and stickers update at Facebook F8 2018 conference. Not solely that however now, it has additional launched yet another function “Restricted Group” for its app. What it does is that it offers a Group Admin the facility to manage who can change group’s description and who can’t.
Usually, any member of the group is ready to modify the group’s description however now, with this newly added function, an admin can limit this performance for the non-administrators within the group. This function retains the undesirable edits away and provides a sure stage of moderation to the group chats.
To allow the function, WhatsApp has added a brand new part of ‘Group Settings’ contained in the ‘group data’, the place an admin can discover the ‘Edit group data’ possibility after which set it to ‘solely admins.’
It should be famous that the brand new performance is at the moment accessible on Android beta v2.18.132 solely, nonetheless, it’s going to quickly be rolled out to all of the customers.
As per a report, WhatsApp can even be including another options to the Restricted Group performance akin to the flexibility to dam individuals from beginning a stay location session and even sending every kind of messages like textual content, photographs, movies, GIFs, paperwork, and voice clips. As soon as restricted, the members would additionally be capable of request the group admins to once more permit them to put up usually by way of a ‘Message Admin’ button.
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