WhatsApp has issued an update for its messaging app that allows users to format text in new ways.
The new format options include bold, italics and strikethrough, all of which should be live today.
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You’ll also be able to use the new formatting in the WhatsApp web client, but you'll see the changes only in the app.
How to format WhatsApp text
Here’s how you can make WhatsApp text bold, italics, or crossed out with a strikethrough:
Place an asterisk before and after a word, phrase, or sentence
*How are you?*
Place an underscore before and after a word, phrase, or sentence
_How are you?_
Place a tilde before and after a word, phrase, or sentence
~How are you?~
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