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WhatsApp to come up with new ‘mention’ feature

New Delhi: In a bid to make itself different from other messaging apps, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has planned to add interesting ‘mention’ feature, making users easy to draw the attention of someone in the group. This

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Published on: June 24, 2016 23:54 IST
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New Delhi: In a bid to make itself different from other messaging apps, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has planned to add interesting ‘mention’ feature, making users easy to draw the attention of someone in the group.

This feature will also allow users to add someone to a group by just sending group invites links.

The new feature is believed be undergoing the testing process, reports said, adding that if all goes well, it will be launched very soon.

The latest feature is likely to be mostly used in the group conversations. 

In a short span of time, WhatsApp has set many benchmarks, owing to its wide popularity and simpler accessibility.

In a survey by digital market intelligence company SimilarWeb, WhatApp has emerged as the most used mobile messaging app, beating peers by a huge margin.

At present the WhatsApp is used in around 109 nations which accounts for over half of the world, the survey said. 

The app is installed on 94.8 per cent of all Android devices worldwide, it said.