As we speak, WhatsApp is rolling out a brand new disappearing function for pictures and movies. Customers can ship ‘View As soon as’ pictures and movies by means of the messaging app, and the recipient will solely see it as soon as.
The function was really being examined as early as late June.
For instance, you may ship a View As soon as a photograph of some new garments you’re attempting on at a retailer, a fast response to a second in time, or one thing delicate like a Wi-Fi password.
The way in which it really works feels rather a lot prefer it does on Instagram. The recipient must faucet the “Picture” or “Video” button to see the picture or video. As soon as closed, the video or picture received’t be accessible anymore.
Engadget notes that the assistance article for the brand new function warns that recipients can nonetheless take screenshots or report their display whereas opening a View As soon as picture or video. As well as, WhatsApp received’t notify the sender when the picture was a screenshot or recorded. View As soon as media received’t be seen to WhatsApp since it’s despatched with end-to-end encryption. If the content material is reported on, although, WhatsApp will be capable to see the content material.