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Meta launches WhatsApp Channels in India, Know how it works

More than 150 nations, including India, now have WhatsApp Channels launched by Meta. These one-way broadcasting solutions give people and organizations a secure way to get updates. An improved directory, emoji feedback, editing, and forwarding are some of the key improvements. By selecting the Channels icon, users can establish channels.

In over 150 countries, including India, WhatsApp Channels, has been introduced by Meta, according to CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. A brand-new one-way broadcast feature in the well-known instant messaging software is called WhatsApp Channels. It provides a secure channel for getting updates from people and organizations.

The business stated that they are committed to create the most private broadcast service possible with Channels. The people you choose to follow stay private and undisclosed to other followers on channels, which work independently from your usual chats. According to the business, both administrators and followers’ personal information is protected.

Alongside the current Status function, users will see a dedicated tab called “Updates” where they may choose and follow channels of interest.

Important WhatsApp Channels Features

    Enhanced Directory: With automatic filters, users may quickly find channels based on their country. In addition, based on the number of followers, they can discover fresh, vibrant, and well-liked channels.
    Emojis can be used by users to provide input, and the overall number of reactions will be displayed without disclosing any specific ones.
    Editing: Administrators will soon be able to make changes that will remain in effect for a maximum of 30 days before being automatically erased from servers.
    Forwarding: For easy access to more information, updates sent to chats or groups will contain a link back to the channel.

Making a WhatsApp Channel

    Click the Channels icon on WhatsApp Web to access the Channels page.
    “Create channel” should be chosen.
    To complete the creation, adhere to the on-screen directions and enter a channel name. If necessary, the name can be modified afterwards.
    You can choose to add a description and an icon to your channel to improve exposure.
    To finish the process, click “Create channel.”

Conclusion

WhatsApp Channels have been introduced by Meta in more than 150 nations, including India. These one-way broadcasting solutions give people and organizations a secure way to get updates. An improved directory, emoji feedback, editing, and forwarding are some of the key improvements. By tapping the Channels button, users can access Channels. One of the key additions is an improved directory that lets users quickly find channels depending on their location and number of followers. Emojis can also be used by users to provide feedback; just the overall number of reactions is displayed. Updates made by administrators will be automatically erased from servers after 30 days. An update will provide a link back to the channel for quick access to more information when forwarded to conversations or groups. Users can use WhatsApp Web and go to Channels by clicking the Channels icon to do so.

Taushif Patel

Taushif Patel is a Author and Entrepreneur with 20 years of media industry experience. He is the co-founder of Target Media and publisher of INSPIRING LEADERS Magazine, Director of Times Applaud Pvt. Ltd.

Taushif Patelhttps://taushifpatel.com
Taushif Patel is a Author and Entrepreneur with 20 years of media industry experience. He is the co-founder of Target Media and publisher of INSPIRING LEADERS Magazine, Director of Times Applaud Pvt. Ltd.

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