WhatsApp has added GIF integration to its app. Earlier this month, Messenger joined the league of GIF image animation with Wire app.
This integration is available from its latest version 22.214.171.124. This means will you can now autoplay GIF links and embed them directly into your conversations.
WhatsApp will also allow you to save GIFs as a simple image into your device default storage.
Earlier WhatsApp Updates:
• Pick from a set of solid colors for your chat wallpaper
• Quickly archive, delete, or mute multiple chats at once. Just tap and hold a chat in the chats tab and tap on other chats to select them.
• Format text in your messages by surrounding your text with special characters: *bold*, _italics_, or ~strikethrough~