Sept 5 (Reuters) - WhatsApp:
* Says testing new features that aim to solve some of challenges related to authenticity among other things - Blog
* Says currently testing new tools through a closed pilot program
* Says a green badge next to a contact's name means that WhatsApp has verified that phone number of this contact belongs to a business account
* Says testing new ways to make it possible for people to connect with businesses in a "fast and personal way"
* Says building and testing new tools via a free WhatsApp business app for small companies and an enterprise solution for bigger companies Source text: (bit.ly/2eIgOgy) Further company coverage: