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WhatsApp users can now text, video call at the same time

WhatsApp users can now text, video call at the same time

After launching WhatsApp business profile last week, the company has now rolled out PiP mode and self-destructing text-only status updates.

WhatsApp has lately been trying its hands-on different features on its platform. This attempt of the recent update with the latest feature is to boost user on this messaging platform, which has already a billion users globally. This means both Android and iOS users will now be able to minimize video calling window and move it around while browsing through other messages in the background. Apple's latest editions for iPhone also support this feature. These two new features include Picture-In-Picture Mode and Text Only Stats for Video Calls. This feature will supposedly allow verified business to chat with their clients or customers.

WhatsApp has been trying to bring in many new features on the app recently. This enables you to focus on both apps side by side.

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The feature works well with WhatsApp build v2.17.322 for Android devices and V2.17.52 for iOS devices. With its arrival on WhatsApp, Oreo users will have even better utilisation of their time during video calls. Earlier the company brought Snapchat like stories where you can snap images and videos as your status updates, and they remained as your status for 24 hours. Many users complained and wanted the text only status to become available once more and now their which came true.

Facebook owned popular messaging app WhatsApp has updated its app with the addition of multiple features over the past few months. However, these text-only statuses also adhere 24 hours of visibility. Though the roll out of the features started slowly in August, they are now generally available on all the stable builds.


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