Whatsapp has an update and you will love it.
Now you can format your texts.
Bold, italics and strikethrough.
This update must automatically install.
This feature comes with version 2.12.17 for iPhones and 2.12.535 for Android handsets.
The formatting of the words will have to be done by yourself and not by just clicking a button.
Here is how:
Bold- Add asterisks to either side of your text, like this
Italics- Add underscores on either side, like this
strikethrough- Add tildes on either side, like this