Now with new Whatsapp update in 2017 February, you can set your status using photo or video.
But you will look for the contacts tab. where is it?.
Now, there is no Contacts tab in WhatsApp after updating.
Before updating you saw the tabs: Calls, Chats dan Contacts.
After updating you will see : Chats, Status and Calls. (there is no Contacts tab)
To see the contacts list :
In the chats tab or calls tab, see at top right, between search icon and menu icon (three dot). That is the Contacts list (see the red arrow sign on the capture).