Friday
14 June | 2024

Lahore, Pakistan

Times of Pakistan launches WhatsApp channel to keep media consumers informed

On WhatsApp channels, users can react to stories, ask questions, and leave comments that may help people to better understand news broadcast and to connect with other news consumers

Pakistan is among few countries where WhatsApp channels are available, as Meta-backed cross-platform unveiled a new feature called Channels, which allows users to subscribe to certain broadcasts.

Times of Pakistan, which was launched in 2002, has always been a reliable source of news due to its commitment to accurate, impartial, and objective reporting. Embracing the evolving landscape of news dissemination, they have recently introduced their WhatsApp channel.

In Pakistan, WhatsApp user can now get real-time breaking news and news alerts from Times of Pakistan, delivered straight to mobile application by the committed editorial staff. The users can search for Times of Pakistan while ensuring WhatsApp application is up-to-date with the latest version for convenient access to the WhatsApp Channel.

The Times of Pakistan management announced that the users can manage their channel subscriptions separately from their regular chats by locating them in the ‘Updates’ tab of the application. Alternatively, the users may join by clicking on the WhatsApp Channel invitation link.

WhatsApp Channels offer a convenient way to receive real-time breaking news alerts and essential stories directly on WhatsApp
WhatsApp Channels offer a convenient way to receive real-time breaking news alerts, news updates, and essential news stories directly on WhatsApp

WhatsApp Channels are built to enable safe communication even if they do not use end-to-end encryption by default. In addition, the server history of the channel will be kept for up to 30 days, so the most current updates and issues will always be available. The management announced protection of users’ privacy and safety as the top priority. Times of Pakistan WhatsApp Channel offers a number of benefits, including:

  • CONVENIENCE: WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging application in the world, with over two billion active users. This means that users can receive real-time news updates and essential stories directly on WhatsApp, without having to spend a lot of time scrolling through social media or news websites.
  • RELIABILITY: Times of Pakistan is a leading news publication with a commitment to accurate, impartial, and objective reporting. Users can trust that the news they receive from Times of Pakistan WhatsApp channel is reliable and trustworthy.
  • PERSONALIZATION: WhatsApp channels allow users to choose which channels they want to subscribe to. This means that users can receive news and information that are relevant to their interests and needs.
  • ENGAGEMENT: WhatsApp channels allow users to interact with the news. For example, users can react to stories, ask questions, and leave comments. This level of engagement can help users to better understand the news and to connect with other news consumers.

In addition to the latest news, the channel includes a variety of interesting posts that have been hand-picked by the editors. No matter whether you’re interested in regional news, intrigued about global happenings that may make a difference, or just looking for a feel-good story to brighten your day, the WhatsApp notifications will keep you up-to-date on everything that’s happening.

It is pertinent to note that when the users initially join WhatsApp channels, the notification settings are set to mute by default. To make sure you always get the up-to-date information promptly, the notification settings must be turned on.

The channel is managed by an experienced editorial team that handpicks a range of compelling stories. Importantly, the channel administrators at Times of Pakistan are unlikely to have access to their subscribers’ phone numbers or other personal information.

As Times of Pakistan strides confidently into the digital age with its WhatsApp channel, it represents a significant advancement in the evolution of news distribution.

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