WhatsApp Incorporates Facebook, Instagram Video Features Into Latest iOS Update

Instagram quietly launches payments for commerce

According to the reports, Instagram integrated the payment service like other apps where users can save details of their debit and credit card and make payment of their purchase directly from Instagram instead of leaving the Instagram app. Along with support for in-line video playback, there is also a Picture-in-picture mode which allows users to minimise the video while performing other functions within WhatsApp.

These new features are not yet available to Android users but should roll out soon. It is being predicted that users will not be appreciative of a controversial change that is coming to the Android and iOS chat app. This feature, Zuckerberg said, is just the latest in the company's aims to create "new ways for people to connect privately with close friends, groups, and businesses".

It's about time that this functionality was added to the app, particularly because WhatsApp has been able to play videos from YouTube within the conversation already.

The privacy and user data had always been 2 points of contention between the WhatsApp founders and Facebook with the latter always pushing for easier access to the over 1 billion users of the app.

A couple of days after Facebook's annual developer's conference, Instagram has now added a new feature to its app. Inclusion of YouTube within the framework makes sense considering that it happens to be the biggest repository of online videos in the world. I've been blessed to work with such an incredibly small team and see how a insane amount of focus can produce an app used by so many people all over the world. Secondly, the administrator can also change the group's subject, icon, and description in "Group Settings". She noted that WhatsApp users already clocked over 2 billion minutes of video and audio calls, indicating the popularity of the feature.

Now it should ask you to verify your number; WhatsApp will send a text from the registered WhatsApp number so you should be having that number (Number used to your WhatsApp account) active on that phone.

In-app payment method has become an important feature for Facebook-owned properties.

WhatsApp is absolutely free to download and use.

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