Last month, Facebook owned WhatsApp announced WhatsApp for business. Which will enable a green verification badge like we have on Facebook an Twitter for verified businesses, which will give them an official WhatsApp account and customers will know where to reach them.
Now if you are a business owner and want your business to get verified on WhatsApp you can fill this simple survey which if accepted will add you to there closed pilot program to test new features. They also mentioned ” We may reach out to you in the event we expand our testing program. Please note that this doesn’t guarantee early access to the program.”.
If you are a normal user and are worried about brands spamming you with offers and messages you can simply block them. If you see a green badge next to a contact’s name, it means that WhatsApp has verified that the phone number of this contact belongs to a business account.
How do you think will this affect a normal users? And are you signing up for your business?. Let us know in the comments below and Stay Tuned to Sid Tech for latest tech news, daily deals and reviews.