These are the new AI functions that WhatsApp is developing

Although third party chatbotslike Spanish LightIAhave been available for some time WhatsAppthe truth is that the use of artificial intelligence on the platform natively is not yet coming to these parts.

Last fall, Meta announced the release of “people AI” on WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram, chatbots that imitate different personalities and with which users can chat about various topics. However, this launch has been made only in some countries, in the English languageand the same happens with the creating stickers with AIa feature that appeared in beta last summer.

While waiting for when these news will arrive in Spain, it has now been learned that WhatsApp is working on new artificial intelligence featuresin this case related to the photography section of the app.

High-end smartphones like Google Pixel 8 and the Samsung Galaxy S24 They have received very good reviews, among other reasons, for the use of AI in image processing. In this line are the options in development of WhatsApp that will allow create images and edit them with artificial intelligence.

As reported by WABetainfo, WhatsApp beta for Android includes three new AI functions in the application's image editor. These are Backdrop, Restyle, and Expand and they will be available through a new button in the top toolbar that WhatsApp shows when editing an image.

With the first of them, Backdrop, the user can enter a text description so that from it AI generates a new background on which the protagonist(s) of the image are superimposed, thus making each photograph truly unique.

The Restyle function allows transform the style of an image giving it a more artistic and fresh air. And Expand enlarges the entire image making it easier for users adjust photo size as needed.

As with the rest of the AI ​​functions that WhatsApp is developing, It is unknown when they will reach the final version and will be available to all users.