According to a latest WhatsApp beta update, a new WhatsApp feature has been spotted. It is a dedicated badge for users that can make it easier to find out when you have been mentioned in group chats. As per a report by WABetaInfo, a new mention badge will feature along with the pin message option in the latest beta. As per the report, WhatsApp has released today the 188.8.131.52 beta update after several updates that addressed bug fixes and general improvements. The report further adds that when you receive a mention in a group, a new badge will be added in the group cell.
What will be the use of mention badge feature?
The WhatsApp mention badge feature will make is easier for users to know when they have been tagged in group chats. The feature is likely to come handy in order to identify when you have been tagged in groups. This will be helpful when there are a whole lot of groups as users will be able to see if they have been mentioned among the many unread messages. For the time being, it is under development. In a future update, the feature could soon be rolled out.
In the beta update, WhatsApp has also added a new sticker pack for Android users called Taters and tots. Talking about other recent feature additions, they include face or fingerprint-based unlocking for WhatsApp Web. This allows more security when logging in with WhatsApp Web. Apart from this, you will be notified on your main device, whenever someone tries to log in to your WhatsApp Web account without providing the required credentials.