WhatsApp has lastly rolled out the mute-video characteristic that lets customers mute the audio of movies whereas sharing them with others. The characteristic is presently rolling out to Android customers and its availability for the iOS consumer stays unclear. The characteristic has been within the works for fairly a while, and beta customers acquired its entry final month. Android WhatsApp customers should be certain that they’re utilizing the most recent model of the app to make use of the mute-video characteristic. Customers can replace the manually through Google Play Retailer.
To mute the audio of the video earlier than sharing, customers might want to faucet on the speaker button under the seeker device that enables trimming the size of a clip. The characteristic is much like the mute audio choice on the Instagram app that has been present for fairly a while. The most recent WhatsApp characteristic can also be rolling out to Android smartphone customers in India. Although the replace isn’t substantial, it’s nonetheless helpful as customers can mute delicate audio on movies that they need to share with others.
Final month, Fb-owned WhatsApp introduced that it has accomplished 12 years of its journey. Since its launch in 2009, the app not solely permits customers to ship messages or media information, but in addition lets them begin voice and video calls and make funds through the platform. Nevertheless, the messaging platform has been embroiled in controversy ever because it introduced new Phrases of Coverage for the platform. As per the brand new guidelines, Fb will gather and share meta-data (course location, profile identify, and so forth) to supply extra personalised advertisements on different Fb-owned platforms. WhatsApp’s new privateness coverage was slated to come back into impact in February however has been deferred until Could. The corporate just lately detailed what is going to occur to customers who don’t settle for its new privateness coverage in an FAQ on its web site. As per WhatsApp, customers will nonetheless be capable to obtain calls and notifications, however it will solely be potential for a “quick time.”