WhatsApp launches PiP feature: All you need to know
New Delhi : The Facebook-owned WhatsApp is all set to unveil "Picture in Picture (PiP) mode" for web users. This new WhatsApp udpate will allow users to view videos within a chat window, without opening third party pages or apps.
The PiP feature comes as part of the 0.3.2041 update along with modifications and security fixes. WhatsApp follower, WABetaInfo, is the key source of this information. Also, its worth-mentioning that in the previous web version, the messaging app released the PiP feature to watch shared videos.
Sources confirmed that WhatsApp has finally submitted a new update for the web platform, giving the possibility to use the PiP feature for videos hosted on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Streamable.
Meanwhile, to implement the update, WhatsApp web users need to clear their browser cache and re-launch the browser. The PiP feature was rolled out in January 2018 and December 2018 for iOS and Android users respectively. The Facebook-owned company has over 200 million monthly active users in India and is one of the most popular mobile apps worldwide.
Besides, there are more other features which will be rolled out by WhatsApp in coming days. Features like fingerprint lock, dark mode, sticker integration, private reply and more hot topics in the tech-world.
WhatsApp users in India are eagerly waiting for the launch of the aforesaid features. We are collecting views and analysis from users across the world. Till then, stay tuned!