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WhatsApp removes ‘from Facebook’ footer in its new update

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— WhatsApp app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. — Reuters/File

Following the decision taken by Facebook to change its parent company name to “Meta”, the instant messaging app WhatsApp is planning to release a new update to reflect the changes.

According to WABetaInfo, a website that tracks updates of the messaging app, first references about “WhatsApp from Facebook” were found in the WhatsApp beta for iOS 2.20.20.17, one year ago.

“Today we can see the new label “from Meta” after updating to the new beta,” the platform noted.

— WABetaInfo
— WABetaInfo

Reportedly, WhatsApp has also removed the “WhatsApp from Facebook” footer in WhatsApp settings “this seems intentional, at least up to now.”

However, WABetaInfo added: “Some iOS beta testers may experience an issue where the splash screen is not visible; probably this issue will be fixed in the next beta build.”

“We also expect this change to…

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