WhatsApp rolls out emoji reactions, bigger files, and massive groups – Mitchell Clark

There are limits on which emoji you can use. | Image: WhatsApp

WhatsApp is now rolling out the ability to react to a message with emoji, as well as share files that are up to 2GB in size, a massive jump from the previous 100MB limit. Meta, the company behind WhatsApp, said last month that these features would be coming “soon,” and it seems like today’s the day. The company also announced on Thursday that it’ll be doubling the maximum size of group chats.

When reactions were first announced, Meta said that you’d only be able to use a select few to start out with but that support for “all emojis and skin-tones” would be added in the future.

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressing many emotions here.

The reactions are a useful feature, which is why other apps like Slack and Telegram…

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