WhatsApp began testing new emojis in the version of the application for the iOS operating system, similar to the animojis that became popular with iPhones, and that can even be customized by can be customized according to their own features and that can be sent as stickers, without having to go to the photo gallery.
According to the specialized messenger site, WeBetaInfo, the new beta version of WhastApp 18.104.22.168 released for devices Apple it will have a new function that will integrate the popular animojis, so that they can be sent directly as if it were one more emoticon.
In fact, these stickers they will appear within the option of sending emoticons, on the left side, next to the rest of the designs. In addition, the most used will also be placed in the Favorites section, as with traditional emoticons.
Until now, in order to send them through WhatsApp, you had to access the image gallery and attach them as an image. They could only be sent as stickers from iMessage and Telegram, its main competitor.
This new feature is available only in beta for iOS devices, although not in the official application, and at the moment they did not confirm their arrival to any of the final versions of the messaging service.
Among the other novelties present in the latest WhatsApp beta, from the aforementioned medium they also found references in the settings menu to the new name "WhatsApp of Facebook" that the Mark Zuckerberg company started using in WhastApp e Instagram, as the company had already recognized in early August.