Cross-platform mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, recently rolled out a new update to its application which allows users to add certain characters before and after words or sentences to make them go bold, italic or with a line through the centre, known as a
If you have downloaded and installed the latest WhatsApp version, you can make use of the Whatsapp formatting tricks as listed below:
• Bold: Add an asterisk (*) before and after the specific words or phrases you want to embolden e.g. *Sooloaded*
• Italics: Add an underscore (_) before and after your chosen words or phrases e.g. _Sooloaded_
• Strikethrough: Add a tilde (~) before and after the words or phrases you want to strike a line through e.g. ~Sooloaded~
Users can also additionally apply all three formats to a word: *~_Sooloaded_~*
Beyond photos, the app added the ability to send and received PDF files. Once users receive the file they can see an in-line preview.
More so, messages can be ‘starred’, to save them for later, and you can embed a previous text in your reply, like a Quote-Tweet on Twitter, and forward content to other conversations.