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WhatsApp fans shocked by new update – and everyone is saying the same thing

WHATSAPP users rejoice, as reactions have finally landed.

The messaging platform is rolling out the much-requested feature after months of teasing.

Reactions are rolling out nowCredit: WhatsApp

And fans of the app couldn't be happier about the move.

"Yeah this is a game changer," one person tweeted.

"Since WhatsApp got message reactions my life has changed," another said.

Mark Zuckerberg – who runs WhatsApp-owner Meta – shared the news with a selection of reaction emoji.

They include thumbs up, love heart, crying with laughter, shocked face, sad tear, and pray (or high five).

One of the benefits is being able to quickly react to a message, without having to go into writing a reply.

"Finally got reactions for WhatsApp and I’m never replying to anyone again," one user admitted.

But not everyone is overjoyed about the move.

"With @WhatsApp foraying into message reactions, I’m gonna low key miss having a simplicity focused messaging platform," a person tweeted.

Others are also frustrated that only six emoji are included.

"WhatsApp should add ALL emojis to reactions," one disappointed WhatsApp fan tweeted.

Meanwhile, others are annoyed that the feature hasn't arrived for them yet, as it gradually rolls out.

"Developers and tech giants really need to stop saying new features and updates are available, when they're actually not," another complained.

"It's so troll."

Mark Zuckerberg announced the arrival of Reactions on Facebook

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