When you send two WhatsApp stickers in quick succession, the instant messaging platform stacks them together to save on-screen space. The feature is available on both iOS as well as Android version of the app and is considered useful for keeping your chat window clean. WhatsApp users on PCs and laptops would be delighted to know that the Facebook-owned messaging platform is set to bring this feature to the web version of the app as well. According to WhatsApp tracker WABetaInfo, the grouped stickers for WhatsApp Web is now available. It believes that the platform has been working on this feature for a while now.
How to activate group stickers on WhatsApp Web?
You don’t need to make any changes to the app to get this feature and it is already available for all WhatsApp users. However, to enable the sticker stacking feature, users will have to close and then restart the window in which a WhatsApp web session is active. Also, the feature is being rolled out in a phased manner just like any other WhatsApp features. This means that all users will get it over the next few weeks.
WhatsApp bets big on Indian startup ecosystem
In a separate development, WhatsApp on Monday announced to invest $250,000 worth ad credits into the Indian startup ecosystem to help entrepreneurs better connect with customers and grow businesses. The investment will provide 500 startups approved by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DPIIT) with $500 each of Facebook ad credits.
“India`s entrepreneurs are at the forefront of bringing impactful social and economic change, and we at WhatsApp are committed to providing them support in achieving success,” said Abhijit Bose, Head of WhatsApp India. In order to be eligible, startups must be at an early traction or scalable stage and must be recognized by DPIIT. Selection will be on first-come-first-serve basis and once registered, the first 500 entries will receive free Facebook ad credits worth $500, said WhatsApp.
Currently, one million businesses in India are actively using the WhatsApp Business app to have meaningful conversation with their customers.