File image: WhatsApp. (Independent UK).

CAPE TOWN - WhatsApp has added new features to Groups such as the ability to find anyone in a group as well as catch up on messages that mention your name. 

WhatsApp yesterday stated that it will roll out the new Group features on its platform. 

According to WhatsApp, Groups have been an important part of the Whatsapp experience which connects family and friends around the globe. 

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           File image: WhatsApp. (WhatsApp Blog). 

Take a look at the new features:

- Group description

Users can now add a short blurb to the group information which will appear at the top of the chat. 

- Admin controls

Users can also access a new admin control which allows admins of the group to restrict who can change the subject, icon, and description of the group. 

- Group catch up

Users can also catch up on messages that mention their name by tapping on the @ button that appears at the bottom, right corner of the chat. 

- Participant search

WhatsApp users can also find anyone in a group by searching for participants on the group info page. 

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