Technology Desk: WhatsApp Status Updates: It seems that Facebook’s instant messaging app WhatsApp has started rolling out the status update to Facebook story feature for users. Earlier this feature was being tested, due to which the feature was not visible to the users in the app, but now WhatsApp Status to Facebook Stories has been released for the users. Gadgets 360 has spotted this new feature in the latest version of WhatsApp released for Android and iPhone.
After updating, you can see the Share to Facebook Story button under the Status tab, to easily share your status update on Facebook Stories. Now WhatsApp users will be able to easily share status updates on Facebook Story. As soon as you create status on Whatsapp, you will see the Share to Facebook Story button under the status tab.
In a statement sent to Gadgets 360, a WhatsApp spokesperson confirmed the new rollout, as well as assured that account information would not be shared through the new facility. WhatsApp spokesperson said that if you share your status update, the content of your status update will be shared with other apps but it will not be protected with end-to-end encryption. While sharing the status update, WhatsApp will not share your account information with Facebook or any other apps.
Many users have given this information on Twitter after spotting this new feature on WhatsApp app. Gadgets 360 has spotted this new feature in Android version 2.19.258 of WhatsApp and iPhone version 2.19.92. Both latest versions can be downloaded through the respective App Store.
In addition to the WhatsApp Status Update To Facebook Stories feature, a share button has also been provided in the latest WhatsApp version. With the help of this button, you can share updates on other apps as well. WhatsApp has also updated its FAQ section.