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This article was published on December 3, 2013

WhatsApp finally updated for iOS 7, adds ‘broadcast to list’ feature and more

WhatsApp finally updated for iOS 7, adds ‘broadcast to list’ feature and more
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

whatsappWhatsApp, the popular messaging service with over 350 million monthly users, has finally been redesigned for iOS 7 after getting an update that adds a number of other new features and tweaks.

Aside from the new layout, the app lets users send broadcast messages to specific lists — allowing them to reach specific work colleagues, friends, other people with a single status update message.

Changes to the app also include new notification sounds, larger thumbnail images, the option to crop images before sharing them, and more.

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