Leveraging the success of voice messages, which has changed the way people communicate by providing a quick and secure way to share your voice, Meta has decided to launch new instant video messages on Whatsapp.
With this development, Whatsapp users can record and share short personal videos directly in the chat.
“New for WhatsApp — we’re adding the ability to instantly record and share a video message in your WhatsApp chats. It’s as easy as sending a quick voice message,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Meta.
Video messages are a real-time way to respond to chats with whatever you want to say and show in 60 seconds. It will be a fun way to share moments with all the emotion that comes from video, whether it’s wishing someone a happy birthday, laughing at a joke, or bringing good news.
Sending a video message is as simple as sending a voice message. Just tap to switch to video mode, and hold to record the video. You can also swipe up to lock and record the video hands-free. Videos will play automatically on mute when opened in a chat, and tapping on the video will start the sound. Video messages are protected with end-to-end encryption to keep your messages secure.
Video messages have begun rolling out and will be available to everyone in the coming weeks.