Message reactions are coming to WhatsApp

WhatsApp might have a ton of users, but it does usually find itself lacking in features compared to a lot of its competitors, and a lot of times that’s by design. Some things, however, are missed by people more than others.

One such feature that is a mainstay in other messaging apps, including Facebook’s very own Messenger, is message reactions. You long press a message you’ve received and a row of emojis show up and you can instantly react to that message without having to bother to quote-reply and then insert an emoji, or, even worse, actually type some words.

This feature is…