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WhatsApp tests feature that shares your status to Facebook and other apps

WhatsApp tests feature that shares your status to Facebook and other apps

June 27th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On Thursday June 27, 2019, Jon Porter at The Verge wrote:
But as Facebook moves toward permiting users from all three of its major services to message each other across a single technical backend, even seemingly innocuous features like this can risk intense scrutiny.

Starting today, users in WhatsApps beta program will start to see a new sharing option beneath their status, which can be used to post a status directly to their Facebook story or send it to another app like Instagram, Gmail, or Google Photos. WhatsApp Status is the services Instagram Stories-style feature that lets you post images, text, and videos on your profile that disappear after 24 hours.

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The Verge was founded in 2011 in partnership with Vox Media, and covers the intersection of technology, science, art, and culture. Its mission is to offer in-depth reporting and long-form feature stories, breaking news coverage, product information, and community content in a unified and cohesive manner. The site is powered by Vox Media's Chorus platform, a modern media stack built for web-native news in the 21st century. Jon Porter has recently written 6 articles on similar topics including :
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