WhatsApp announces a big feature drop (Update: The features are now available)

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  • The new features are rolling out to users, as of May 5, 2022.
  • WhatsApp has detailed its new communities feature coming to the app.
  • The company has also announced a bunch of other features, including the ability to share larger files, emoji reactions, and more.

Updated, May 5, 2022 (05:37 PM ET): WhatsApp has confirmed its new Communities on WhatsApp features are beginning to roll out to users with the latest update.