WhatsApp has made various modifications in recent times to enhance the person expertise.
Users can now touch upon posts, create their very own stickers, lock non-public chats, and even edit their very own posts.
And extra updates will comply with. One of them is the brand new ‘Screen Share’ characteristic that enables your WhatsApp contacts to view something in your smartphone display screen.
The firm introduced the main replace final week, nevertheless it’s not as scary because it sounds.
Mark Zuckerberg (pictured above left) posted concerning the new replace and shared a preview of what the brand new ‘Share Screen’ characteristic will appear to be
The introduction of ‘Screen Share’ is just to point out customers snippets of internet sites they view, paperwork they view, and even methods to entry options on the app or system.
Many apps, similar to Google Meet, Microsoft Meet, Zoom and Apple’s FaceTime already present the fundamental performance and use it for conventional video conferencing.
Meta defined extra concerning the replace, saying in a press launch, “Whether it’s sharing documents for work, browsing photos with family, planning a vacation or online shopping with friends, or just helping grandparents with tech support – with screen sharing you can share a live view of your screen during the call.’
Meta owner Mark Zuckerberg posted about the new update on social media, sharing a photo of him during a WhatsApp group call where someone was sharing his screen.
Once it rolls out in the coming weeks, users will see a ‘Share icon’ in the app, and once they tap it, they’ll be given the option to share a specific application or their entire screen.
While it sounds useful, make sure you hide anything you don’t want others to see before sharing your screen.
Meta also added that users can video call from their phone in landscape for a wider and more hands-on viewing experience.
WhatsApp first introduced the video calling feature in 2016 and has since added new features to differentiate it from other basic messaging platforms.
Last month, Meta announced that it would allow users to send short 60-second video messages directly to chats.
The app explained: “Voice messages on WhatsApp changed the way people communicate by providing a fast and secure way to share your voice. We are excited to build on this feature with new instant video messages. Now you can record and share short personal videos directly in chat.”