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WhatsApp soft-launches new business search feature for users

WhatsApp's new feature

Messaging platform Whatsapp is planning to roll out a new feature that will help users in finding information about businesses nearby. It will be a kind of business directory giving information about new business accounts.

The feature is currently being developed, WABetaInfo, an independent channel of WhatsApp news, said adding the messaging platform is working on new features to offer to customers.

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The feature has been released for some people in São Paulo and it will be rolled out to more people in the future, WABetaInfo said.

Mark Zuckerberg promoted Facebook which has now rechristened Meta bought over WhatsApp in February 2014 for an estimated total of $16 billion — $4 billion in cash and about $12 billion in Facebook shares.

According to Screen Rant, an online news website, “In all, it made for a major transaction that saw one of the world's most popular social media platforms take control of one of the world's most utilized communication services.”