WhatsApp's latest update brings more order and control to group chats

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The new features include the ability to set a group description, new controls for WhatsApp group admins, a mentions feature, as well as participant search.

Group description: Now, WhatsApp will give description more prominence so that any new member to the WhatsApp Group understands the goal of the group. Facebook-owned WhatsApp recognizes the importance of Groups which is why the company has announced new features for this part of its app. While many may not be aware, WhatsApp has rolled out some group specific features as well. To check new features, however, you have to make sure that running the latest updated app.

Just like any feature, there is room to grow and that is what WhatsApp is doing to groups.

WhatsApp already has some nifty features which lets you remain in a group but at the same time avoid all the commotion it can become.

Another welcome feature is that now WhatsApp has added a feature that would protect you from being repeatedly added to groups you left.

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All these features were tested over the last few months and now it is available for both Android and iOS platform.

WhatsApp introduced mention '@' feature for group chats back in 2016.

For group members catching up after being away from the conversation, a new catch-up option helps recap what you've missed. "Admins can now remove admin permissions of other group participants, and group creators can no longer be removed from the group they started". Announcing all-new updates for WhatsApp Groups, the company stressed on the fact that Groups has been a very important part of the WhatsApp experience and it wants to further improve it. With Participant search, users can find anyone in a group by searching for them on the info page.

Admin controls:In group settings, there's now a control that allows admins to restrict who can change the group's subject, icon, and description. At the same time group creators can not be removed from the group they have started.

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