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Here are all the features coming to WhatsApp

From WhatsApp Pay to Expiring messages, here are all the features coming to WhatsApp in the coming days.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 22:20 IST
WhatsApp has added support for Search the Web feature on Android, iOS and Web.
WhatsApp has added support for Search the Web feature on Android, iOS and Web. (REUTERS)

WhatsApp is actively working on adding new features to its platform while improving the scope of its existing line of features. This week we got to know about a host of new features that will be available on WhatsApp in the coming weeks. We also got to know details about one special feature -- WhatsApp Pay -- that is expected to be rolled out in India soon.

So here are all the features that are coming to WhatsApp in the coming days:

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PIP support for ShareChat videos

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WhatsApp is working on adding PIP support for ShareChat videos in its Android and iOS-based apps. Once this feature is rolled out WhatsApp users will be able to watch ShareChat Videos within the app in the picture-in-picture mode as they watch YouTube videos.

Customisable Wallpapers

WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will enable users to set different wallpapers in different chat windows. It will also enable users to adjust the brightness of the selected wallpaper. This feature is in works for the company's iOS-based app and it is not available in the app yet.

Expiring messages

WhatsApp is inching closer towards launching expiring messages on its platform. The company, as per a report by WABetaInfo, has added information panels that describe how this functionality works before users start using this feature.

Search the Web

WhatsApp has added support for Search the Web feature on Android, iOS and Web. This feature will enable users to check the authenticity of a message or a link by directly searching for it on the internet. However, this feature is available only in Brazil, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Spain, the UK, and the US.

WhatsApp Pay

WhatsApp's payments platform is getting closer to a full rollout in India. The company has gotten RBI's nod and it is working with NCPI for introducing its payments platform in India.

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