It is good to update. WhatsApp is following the same and is often updating these days to offer enhanced user experience. This time the popular messaging app is coming up with the exciting update, especially for the iOS platform.
With the latest iOS update, WhatsApp is planning to introduce two new features. One of the features is, which will let the user play YouTube videos within the app. Apart from watching videos, the user can even switch to another chat. This is made possible with the picture-in-picture mode.
The videos are played separately in YouTube app or in other browsers in the present version of WhatsApp. According to WABetaInfo website, the messaging app is featuring YouTube PIP that lets the user watch a video in the same window.
Another feature is users can easily record the long voice messages. At present, users need to tap and hold the mic button to record voice messages. With the new update, the users may just press the record button and simply swipe up on the chat to lock recording. However, the same feature is not available for video recording.
The above update is rolling out only for iOS users for now. But we are sure that even Android users will receive the same update in near future.
Apart from this, WhatsApp is also working on another new feature which will allow the user to switch between a voice and video call instantly.