“Whatsapp Business” a standalone business app to be launched soon
WhatsApp is all set to launch a standalone application for businesses as “Whatsapp Business” . In a fresh FAQ shared on its site, WhatsApp has discovered additional information about the future Business accounts like how to recognize verified Business accounts from non-verified ones.
“While chatting with businesses, you can check your contact’s profile to see which type of accounts they’re using. A verified account has a Green checkmark badge in its profile,” WhatsApp had written in the FAQ. A Business accounts with a green checkmark badge in its account is verified as acean authentic brand” by WhatsApp.
“A business accounts with a Grey question mark badge in its account means the profile is using the WhatsApp Business app but was not confirmed nor verified by WhatsApp,” the company said.
The much talked-about WhatsApp for business app happens to be being tested by a private group of testers and the company will present it as ‘WhatsApp Business‘ — a standalone app. Its description on Play Store read: “As a test partner for ‘WhatsApp Business‘, you have early access to an wide range of new features that we’ve built with you in mind. As you experiment with what this new app has offer, please share your experiences with us so that we can improve the product.”
The logo of the business app has been changed from the symbol to “B” inside the conversation bubble. However, after downloading, the app looks exactly like WhatsApp, barring the name bar that says WhatsApp Business. The app has interesting features such as auto responses, creating a business profile, chat migration and analytics.
“We also provide you with the tools you need to regulate your experience with businesses. You could block business accounts and report them as spam at any time, right within the chat,” WhatsApp said in the new FAQ. Before launching the stand-alone Business app, the new FAQ, first spotted by the fan website WABetaInfo, amid to clear questions so that no such false application gets downloaded.
Source- Hindustan Times