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WhatsApp copies Facebook as it reveals new ways to communicate

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WhatsApp has just announced a major new update for the iOS and Android messenger which Facebook users may find familiar. WhatsApp Communities is a brand new feature for the chat app which, like Facebook groups, will help bring numerous people together that are interested in a particular subject. Whereas the current WhatsApp groups feature allows for up to 256 people to be included in one conversation, WhatsApp communities will allow users to message thousands of people at once.

The update will essentially make WhatsApp more like a fully fledged social network, albeit one that benefit from WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption.

Within a community page additional sub-groups can be created which helps narrow down conversations even more.

Examples of community pages WhatsApp gave include one for a local school, with sub-groups created that revolve around specific classes along with anyone interested in carpooling.

Speaking about the feature in a blog post,…

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