After animated GIFs, camera features, and Status; WhatsApp is introducing Stickers in the v2.18 update.
The updated app will have some inbuilt stickers and more can be added.
The instant messaging platform has also added third-party sticker packs to allow others to create stickers for sharing on WhatsApp. Users will need to download these sticker packs from Play Store where it will be published as an app by designers and developers.
To use stickers in a chat, the user needs to tap
Then choose from the several sticker options to share. Stickers shared from others can be saved by tapping the plus icon.
WhatApp, which is owned by Facebook intends to release the Stickers feature on Android and iPhone in a few weeks time.