TECH CRUNCH - WhatsApp is boosting its Channels feature by introducing voice updates, polls, and the ability to have multiple admins. This upgrade aims to enhance engagement, particularly for content creators such as podcasters. The company highlights the popularity of voice messages, with users sending 7B daily. Additionally, channel updates can now be shared on personal WhatsApp Status, similar to Instagram's feature. With ~500M MAUs on Channels, WhatsApp continues to evolve its platform to meet the diverse needs of its global user base.