WhatsApp 2.17.149 for Android is now available for beta testers. The new beta update brings minor changes and improvements.

You can once again set a text-only update in your profile and it’s called About. Tap Settings and then your profile name to edit it.
Search for the perfect animated GIF right from within WhatsApp. Tap the emoji button in a chat and then tap GIF at the bottom of the emoji panel to get started.