In a few months, we came across lots of news related to the popular chatting app WhatsApp. In order to make its app more user-friendly the company keeps updating the app or seen testing new features on its platforms. Recently the app rolled out the ability to send short video messages. Using the new feature added to WhatsApp the users can instantly reply on chats by recording a short video in place of text and audio messages. As of now the WhatsApp feature only allows recording and sending video messages having a duration of 60 seconds. Also, Video messages are protected with end-to-end encryption to keep your messages secure.
Meta’s chief Mark Zuckerberg announced, “We’re adding the ability to instantly record and share a video message in your WhatsApp chats. It’s as easy as sending a quick voice message.”
WhatsApp’s Instant video messages feature is currently being rolled out and will soon be accessible to all users worldwide in the coming weeks. WhatsApp users will be able to record and share short personal videos directly in the chat. As per the company these real-time video messages are similar to audio messages. These video messages have a maximum duration of 60 seconds. Also, they are allegedly end-to-end encrypted, according to the company.
The new function allows users to make short videos in real-time and send them instead of text messages, whereas previously they could only respond using instant audio or text messaging. Also sending a video message in chats is as simple as sending a voice message. All you have to do is tap to switch to video mode, and hold to record the video. You can also swipe up to lock and record the video hands-free. Videos will play automatically on mute when opened in a chat, and tapping on the video will start the sound.
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