New WhatsApp feature now available exclusively for iPhone users

The world’s most popular messaging application, WhatsApp, is still fighting against time to prevent its new competitors from reaching users’ hearts.

In new updates, the instant messaging app is testing a new feature that allows iPhone users to exchange short video messages, which will be end-to-end encrypted to ensure privacy, according to WABetaInfo.

Only 60 seconds

And the new feature works the same way as voice messages, as the expected update of the application will allow the camera icon next to the microphone icon to capture a visual message.

It is also expected that the duration of the messages will be only 60 seconds.

Users will not be in able to save or forward video messages to other chats.

And the application will keep the screen capture function, as the features of the new functionality have been monitored in the beta version


Interestingly, “WhatsApp” has become indispensable in daily life, in as it is one of the most common and popular messaging applications in worldwide, with over two billion users.

The green app is also expected to start rolling out new features globally in the coming weeks.