WhatsApp is rolling out a new update for beta users on Android. The latest update bumps the app to v2.19.160 and brings the ability to hide muted status updates.
Up until now, WhatsApp allowed users to mute the status updates but they still appeared on the status page. With the new update, the muted statuses will be collapsed by default, completely hiding the status updates. The users can still see the muted status updates but they will have to expand the muted status bar to check those out.
The update will roll out to the public users soon. At this moment, WhatsApp is just testing the feature on its beta app on Android.
Source Twitter (WABetaInfo)