WhatsApp Business to Launch Soon: Key Features and Availability

What is WhatsApp Business and How Does it Differ From Original WhatsApp?

WhatsApp Enterprise was made official final September, however particulars in regards to the service has been exhausting to come back by to date. Whereas the Fb-owned firm has listed the app for obtain on the Google Play Retailer, you may solely signal as much as be a tester by finishing a survey. Whereas there’s no ETA presently for the industrial launch of the devoted business-oriented app, the corporate has now gone forward and revealed a set of FAQs on its web site that provides us some extra perception in regards to the service.

WhatsApp Business to Launch Soon: Key Features and Availability

Particularly, the FAQs have revealed extra particulars in regards to the variations between verified and unverified accounts. We already knew that verified account could have a inexperienced test mark subsequent to them very similar to the blue test mark subsequent to verified Twitter accounts, however WhatsApp now says that each one unverified accounts could have a grey query mark badge in its profile to demarcate them from the privileged few. In response to the corporate,

Whereas chatting with companies, you may test your contact’s profile to see which kind of account they’re utilizing. A verified account has a inexperienced checkmark badge in its profile … A enterprise account with a grey query mark badge in its profile means the account is utilizing the WhatsApp Enterprise app however hasn’t been confirmed nor verified by WhatsApp.

There’s additionally apparently going to be a ‘confirmed’ standing that shall be symbolized by a grey checkmark badge. Corporations whose cellphone numbers have been confirmed independently by WhatsApp would be the solely ones to obtain the badge. As for normal customers, for those who imagine any enterprise account is spamming your account with unsolicited messages, you’ll be capable of block them and report them by going over to Chat > Menu Button > Report spam / Block.

WhatsApp Enterprise is presently within the beta stage and is being examined by a choose group of beta testers, however increasingly more firms are becoming a member of the group as the corporate is bringing in additional testers with each passing day. BookMyShow was reportedly the primary Indian firm to have gotten its WhatsApp account licensed as a ‘verified enterprise account’, however different firms are additionally beginning to be a part of the listing in latest instances.