The upcoming new version for Whatsapp is 2.12.489.
1. Shared Link History Tab
This tab consist of all the links, images, videos shared with your friends from beginning with timeline.
2. Copy URL
According to the screenshots of links tab in WhatsApp for Android, the links will appear with rich preview and on tapping will open the chat conversation. The feature will allow users to easily browse through the shared links between friends and family without the need to star them.
3. Clear History Alerts
When user want to delete conversations, Whatsapp will prompt user "Clear Chat older than 6 months", etc.
This will help users to clear chats or move them to archives.