A freeware and cross-platform messaging platform WhatsApp has rolled out Android Beta 2.18.109 update to fix a timestamp issue that was affecting Android users using on the platform. The source’s information stated that the WhatsApp’s Beta Version was affected by a mysterious bug that replaced timestamps with ASCI codes and it was first released on April 12 for Android.
WhatsApp’s latest update was confirmed by WABetaInfo. The bug was changing the first alphabets of the timestamps with ASCII codes such as the version were showing “89ESTERDAY instead of “Yesterday” and “84ODAY” instead of “Today”. As the bug was reported online, the WhatsApp team pushed an update to fix the problem. Now, Android Beta version 2.8.113 is available for the users, which was the latest build at the time of filing the story.
Nowadays, a lot of these tech companies rely on beta testers as they will get a chance to try the new features before anyone else. So, the beta testing programme will help tech giant to improve the stability of the app. After the team fixed the bug, now WhatsApp user can use the app in their language again.
Moreover, the instant messaging app introduced new feature allowing its user to re-download the media file those are accidentally deleted. Facebook-owned WhatsApp is looking to appoint the country head in India and the position is based out of Mumbai. The person will be responsible to report WhatsApp’s Chief Operating Officer Matthew Idema in California. The company has millions of users in India and planning to increase its network globally.