In order to make the application more engaging, Facebook-owned Whatsapp is adding a new feature in its ‘Status’ feature. New leaks by WABetaInfo suggest that the messaging app will finally allow its users to respond to Status update of friends. Users will also be able to mute certain Status’ from particular users.
According to WABetaInfo, you will also be able to have a conversation regarding the Status updates of your friends.
These new features appear to be a copy of Snapchat Stories feature.