Facebook owned WhatsApp Messenger are soon planning to bring some exciting new features for their cross-platform and end-to-end encrypted instant messaging application available for smartphones. the developers recently added support for Playing videos right away without waiting for them to download first, along-with the feature to send and receive animated GIFs and Voice/Video Calling.
Here’s the changelog of recent addition
• Play videos right away without waiting for them to download first. Videos will still be downloaded to your phone as the video is playing.• Introducing WhatsApp video calling. With free video calls, you can have face-to-face chats with your friends and family around the world. Data charges may apply.
• You can now send and receive animated GIFs
According to a report from WABetaInfo who keeps track on the release of WhatsApp Beta apps, The developers have added support for feature which will allow users to Edit or Revoke Sent Messages along-with Live Location Tracking of Group Members and Keep Photos and Videos as Status on the line of Instagram Stories. the said features are being tested in WhatsApp Beta Android App for quite sometime and are hidden from general public. You can expect them to arrive soon for your Smartphones, Windows Phone users don’t have to worry as the WhatsApp Team has Time-to-Time showed their support for Microsoft Windows Platform.
You can check the Screenshots of the upcoming features Below :
- WhatsApp Status – WhatsApp will allow you to share your Statuses as Instagram Stories which disappears after 24 hrs with the ability to share it with everyone or selected contacts. if the Status contains an image and you forward it in a chat. it will be deleted automatically when the Status expires besides that there’s also an indicator when there are new Statuses.
- Live Location Feature – Live Location feature allows to tracks the live location of other group members, it is Disabled by Deafult.
- Edit or Revoke Sent Messages – Edit or Revoke Sent Message, this feature allows you to Edit or Revoke the Sent Message, If it isn’t seen by the recipent.
Editor’s Note : All the upcoming features are being currently tested internally and will be available for general public in the coming days.
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