In order to stay up to date and in demand, WhatsApp launches new features. Just like Snapchat, WhatsApp also offers a “see only once” feature. Very soon, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed.
In this mode, once a user sends photos and videos, the receiver will only be able to open the media once, and when opening the media, it will disappear from the chat. However, unlike Snapchat, users can take screenshots of media in WhatsApp, without the sender being notified.
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This isn’t the only feature Zuckerberg is bringing to the messaging app. a whatsapp update will bring “multi-device support”. This feature has been in testing for a few months and a public beta of it will be deployed soon.
In this feature, several devices will be able to connect to its WhatsApp, even if there is no active internet connection on the main unit. However, only four devices will be able to log into the same account at a time.
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“It’s been a big technical challenge to properly sync all your messages and content across all devices, even when your phone’s battery is depleted, but we’ve fixed this issue and look forward to releasing it soon,” Zuckerberg said. by explaining the aim behind functionality.
Another update will be an advanced version of “Endangered Posts” which was released last year. With “disappearing messages”, users can have their messages disappear / erased after a specified amount of time. The new feature will be the “disappearance mode” make all WhatsApp messages disappear after seven days.