WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature that will enable Android users to share their WhatsApp status updates directly to Instagram. This feature was spotted in the WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 update on the Google Play Store. The integration is part of WhatsApp’s efforts to streamline content sharing across Meta-owned platforms, as the app already allows users to share statuses on Facebook. With the new feature, users can choose to share their WhatsApp statuses on Instagram, providing a more efficient and time-saving option for cross-platform sharing. The feature is expected to enhance user experience by simplifying the process of sharing updates across different social media platforms.
The upcoming feature allows users to control the audience for shared WhatsApp statuses on Instagram, similar to the privacy settings for regular Instagram Stories. This integration not only makes content sharing more convenient but also eliminates the need for users to manually share their statuses on multiple platforms. While the exact release date for this feature is not specified, it is anticipated that WhatsApp will introduce it to all users in the future, offering a seamless and integrated experience for sharing content across Meta-owned apps.