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WhatsApp prepares to integrate Facebook Stories and QR contact cards

Last updated on 05/23/2019 at 11:01

The world's most popular instant messaging application will undergo major changes in the coming months. It is the chronicle of an announced arrival, but we have already been able to confirm that advertising will arrive on WhatsApp in 2020.

This will be integrated into the section of , to which more news will arrive soon.

As they point from WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is preparing to integrate Facebook Stories and QR contact cards.

Hereinafter you can upload Stories to Facebook from the application, as well as add contacts with a QR code.

These are the news that come to WhatsApp

The latest version of WhatsApp Beta that we can find is the number 2.19.151, in which these functions are not yet available.

However, and thanks to some screenshots taken by WABetaInfo, we can get an idea of ​​how they will be integrated into the application.

When the update is available, we will find a new option in the section of . We will have the possibility of upload our WhatsApp story to Facebook by clicking on “Add to Facebook Story”.

On the other hand, we will have a tool to make adding contacts much easier.

Facebook Stories on WhatsApp

Thanks to the implementation of QR codes, which will appear in our profile, other users can add us to their contact list quickly.

In addition, if we want these people to be able to update our phone number, we can change the QR code at any time and the previous one will stop working.

We await the arrival of other new features that have been in high demand in recent times, such as the dark mode, called “night mode” by those responsible for the application.

We know that the application is not a benchmark in terms of updates, so WhatsApp will undergo a long and slow renewal process in the coming months.

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