According to WABetaInfo, users will be able to share 30-second voice notes with contacts based on privacy settings. The feature appears similar to text status composer. Users can choose a background colour for their voice note, which will pop up as a message bubble.
WhatsApp voice status update
In addition, users will soon receive messages from WhatsApp as in Telegram. As per the WABetaInfo report, users will receive information about privacy, security and other updates through the chat feature, which is under development.
WhatsApp special chat feature
September 22, 2022