WhatsApp Chat Lock

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  • The latest beta version of WhatsApp is rolling out.
  • The new beta contains code that suggests WhatsApp is working on introducing usernames.
  • Users may be able to hide their phone numbers and show their usernames instead.

The latest update to WhatsApp is rolling out through the Google Play Beta Program. This beta version of the app suggests WhatsApp usernames could be in store for the future.

While looking through the code of the freshly released update, the folks over at WABetaInfo noticed a new feature. It appears that WhatsApp is working on introducing usernames to the app.