New Whatsapp update of picture-in-picture feature

By | February 1, 2019
(Last Updated On: February 21, 2019)

Whatsapp picture-in-picture feature

The new feature will allow web users to open an image or a video without opening third-party applications or pages.

Messaging app WhatsApp has released a new update for the web version of the app

After the latest update, WhatsApp Web, lets users use the PiP feature for videos hosted on other applications like Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram.

Example . When you will click You tube Video link in Whatsapp , you will not be directed to youtube website , but it will be played automatically in Whatsapp.

The Facebook-owned company has launched Picture-in-Picture (PIP) mode for web users after making it available on iOS and Android.

For the update to get installed, users will need to clear the browser cache and relaunch the web browser.

The PiP feature was rolled out in January 2018 and December 2018 for iOS and Android users respectively. The company had also released an update on iOS recently wherein users could reply to a group chat message ‘privately’, edit photos or videos and add stickers and even use 3D Touch to preview stories. 

WABetaInfo, a website that tracks updates and features on WhatsApp reported that the feature is a part of the update number 0.3.2041 which also includes security and bug fixes.

Previously, in an update for the web version, the messaging app released the PiP feature to watch shared videos.

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