On 24 feb,Whatsapp announced its long due update to its status feature by making it more social and more like snapchat stories where users can post photos,videos,gifs as status and would get deleted after 24 hours.
This announcement gave more backlash as users didn’t want their parents and relatives to know their [party] story .They do have an option to filter but its painstaking .
Not even a day has passed and it is uncovered that they will be bringing back its old text whatsapp status as “whatsapp tagline” .
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) February 24, 2017
This feature is currently hidden and was uncovered by WhatsApp hacker WABetainfo.Though there is no official statement it is believed to be releasing soon.
You can always find best whatsapp tagline here.