WhatsApp introduce new filter feature for photos on iOS

The latest update allows users to edit their images before sending

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WhatsApp has introduced a number of new features for iPhone owners. 

The latest update to the app enables users to place filters over their photos, send mini-albums and a quick reply option too. 

There are five filters to choose from. They are 'Pop', 'Black and White', 'Cool', 'Chrome' and 'Film'. Simply take a photo and swipe up to see the different options.  

The new update will also pull four or more photos or videos into an album, with a tile layout. It is possible for users to open the album and swipe through the different images. 

The reply shortcut is very useful for busy chats. Swiping the message a user wishes to reply to from left to right will bring up an instant reply screen. 

The update is expected to arrive to the Google Play store in the very near future.