Jan 12, 2017 09:14 PM EST

WhatsApp Adds GIF Search, Expands Media Sharing Limit Of Android App

WhatsApp finally rolled out the highly anticipated GIF search for Android App users. On top of that, WhatsApp Android App users can now enjoy sharing up to 30 files, an increase from the previous limit of 10 files.

While WhatsApp Android App users may have waited a bit longer than iPhone users, these are still welcome changes. The new features are expected to increase the usage of WhatsApp.

With the addition of GIF search, WhatsApp allows its users to look for the perfect GIF and share it with their friends and loved ones to help express their emotions virtually, Gadgets 360 reported. The feature is not unlike the one that Facebook introduced much earlier to its Messenger users. Both WhatsApp Android App and Facebook Messenger users now have GIF search buttons that users can tap in order to add GIFs to their messages.

Increasing the number of media files that users can share is also a plus for WhatsApp users. The additional 20 files from the original limit of 10 are expected to delight users who use WhatApp to send videos, images and pictures to their contact list.

While most WhatsApp users utilize the application for personal use, it can also be used for business. Agent Provocateur, which sells expensive lingeries, is one of the businesses that use WhatsApp to communicate with its clients, Digiday reported.

With the help of WhatsApp, Agent Provocateur clients can solicit advice from store staff. The personalized service has appealed to clients, especially those who are reluctant to be seen entering the store.

The WhatsApp style service has helped increased the number of customers who visit Agent Provocateur's sites. In addition, it also boosted the number of customers who visit Agent Provocateur's stores.

As the number of users is poised to increase, WhatsApp could ramp up the quality of customer service that it offers to users. Jobs & Hire previously reported that the company stopped

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