You can now respond to messages with emoji reactions on WhatsApp

Currently some reactions that are available include the prayer, heart and thumbs up emojis. — WhatsApp

WhatsApp has announced that emoji reactions to messages are now available for users on the latest version of the app.

The company explained that reactions – unlike replying to a message directly with an emoji, text or GIF – are faster and can help to reduce overload in group chats.

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