Phone calls were phased out in 2010, with SMS taking their place. Social media apps, on the other hand, heralded the end of both text messaging and human interaction. The emoji, and more especially, its use in messaging apps as a substitute for actual dialogue, is only the latest example of how technology is tearing us apart even farther.
We can all agree that message reactions in WhatsApp couldn’t have come at a better time, regardless of the probable destruction of society that would occur as a result.
Message apps such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and even Google’s recently-implemented RCS all offer seamless message replies, as does the web browser. Check out this video to see how WhatsApp’s message reactions operate, and how you might (maybe) get your hands on them for yourself.
Who can use WhatsApp message reactions?
Mark Zuckerberg said on Instagram that the message reactions feature would begin rolling out on May 5, 2022, marking the end of the beta programme. To ensure that you have the most up-to-date version of WhatsApp, check the Play Store, App Store, or APKMirror for the most recent version.
How do you react to a message in WhatsApp?
WhatsApp’s head, Will Cathcart, confirmed message reactions in a video posted to Twitter and on the WhatsApp blog. A familiarity with other Meta messaging platforms or any other big message network will help you understand the reactions. “” In the event that you’ve never used Facebook Messenger or Instagram’s messaging features, the process of responding to a message is straightforward.
WhatsApp may be accessed by opening the app (the same applies for Facebook Messenger and Instagram).
- Press and hold the message you’d like to respond to.
- The six emojis available will be displayed in a pop-up window.
- In the pop-up, choose one of six emojis as the reaction.
- Reactions to messages will appear underneath the message you’ve already selected.