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    WhatsApp finally has a solution to one of its most annoying problems

    Anyone who has used WhatsApp will be aware of endless notifications that stream onto their device when involved in a group chat.
    These constant stream messages can be highly irritating but it appears WhatsApp will soon allow this nightmare to end.
    The Facebook-owned messaging firm is rolling out a new “Restrict Group” tool which will only allow administrators to send out messages.
    Anyone else who is part of the chat will be able to read these notes but not reply to them.
    According to WABetaInfo, if someone wants to add something to the chat they can contact the administrator Message admin.
    It’s unclear when this new feature will arrive on devices but WhatsApp has submitted the changes via the beta programme so it may not be too long.
    Along with this latest update there’s plenty of other new features coming to the popular service including new stickers.
    These were spotted in the 2.18.210 version update of WhatsApp which was submitted to the Google Play Beta Program.
    The sneak peek of the app revealed the new Stickers which appears to work alongside the likes of emojis and GIFS to offer another layer of cartoon expressiveness in messages.
    The news of these updates comes as it was revealed that the chat app will no longer allow people under the age of 16 to use the messenger.
    The change will be made ahead of the introduction of new EU privacy laws this month.
    Until now, WhatsApp has allowed 13 year-olds to join the messaging service – however, from May 25 and with the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it will increase for those inside the EU.
    Users will need to confirm their age as part of a new terms of service in the coming weeks.
    Those who do not meet the new minimum age requirement will no longer be able to use the hugely-successful messaging app

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