WhatsApp: That's what the new symbol is all about
Created: 09/01/2023 05:10
The developers at WhatsApp are constantly working on improvements, innovations and updates.
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A new icon has appeared in the current beta version of WhatsApp for Android.
In some cases, messages will have a small bookmark icon next to them.
Munich – Self-deleting messages are intended to save storage space on Messenger Whatsapp.
Second, protect privacy.
If you want, you can simply set the “self-deleting messages” function on your cell phone.
The user decides whether a message in the chat should be automatically deleted after 24 hours, seven days or 90 days.
Something may change here soon.
WhatsApp is currently running a new update via the beta program.
According to the online portal wabetainfo.com, a small bookmark symbol is new.
This is obviously a further development of the self-deleting messages, according
The so-called "kept messages".
These are messages that are temporarily excluded from automatic deletion in chats with self-deleting messages.
Bookmark new icon on WhatsApp - what's the point behind it
If the small bookmark symbol appears next to a Whatsapp message that is actually self-deleting, the message is not automatically deleted.
One can memorize and keep the received message.
The principle is called “kept messages” – i.e. “kept messages”.
Thus, according to
, marked messages are excluded from automatic deletion.
But users can react.
According to Ruhr24.de, if you want your own message to be automatically deleted after the set time, simply tap on the corresponding message and deactivate the “keep” function.
Another innovation allows WhatsApp users to send messages past Internet blocks in the future.
Millions of users should be able to communicate more freely.
The main focus is on Iran.
The company relies on the support of volunteers.