Every now and then, WhatsApp updates its platform in efforts to catch up with other social apps. The app is now reportedly working on a new feature, which allows users to view YouTube videos within the chat window.
WhatsApp’s in app YouTube playback feature is reportedly have been included in the beta version 2.17.40 of WhatsApp for iOS. The feature is not available to the public yet since it is still in the testing phase.
Users can either resize the playback window or they can watch the videos in full-screen mode. Inclusion of resizing the window option makes sure users can browse through messages while watching the content.
The new feature would prove vital, as right now, WhatsApp users are redirected to YouTube application to view the videos. The users will also be able to hide playing video to read other messages in the chat box without any distraction.