WhatsApp for Android Update gets ability to Mute Group

WhatsApp is one of the most popular cross platform instant messaging service in the world, which lead to the app being acquired by Facebook for a whopping $19 billion.

Now under the leadership of Facebook, we can expect great things from the messaging service. The android version of the app recently received an update that brings an number of interesting features, such as the ability to mute group conversations up to a century.

whatsapp new screenshotThe is a really exciting feature since continuos messages on group conversations can get rather annoying at times, and this feature gives users the ability to pause the conversations until they are ready to join back in. This can be achieve by simply unchecking the “Show Notifications” features from the app settings.

They also added the camera icon in the text input field allowing users to quickly attach media to the chat and send it to the recipient. The updated version of WhatsApp for Android is not yet available for download from the Google Play Store, however it can be downloaded directly from the WhatsApp website and installed. It should be added to the Google Play Store in the next few days.

[Source: GSM Arena]

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