WhatsApp is one of the most widely used instant messaging applications in the world. Through an interview in a news group with WABetalinfo, Mark Zuckerber and Will Cathcart, CEO of the platform, confirmed that there will be new features to improve the user experience.
The first is the “Disappearing Mode”. If this mode is left activated, all conversations are fleeting; All messages have an expiration date of 7 days. After this week, all these messages remain in the past, they are not stored on the servers and are automatically deleted.
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The second will be the. be “View once mode”which has been endorsed by Mark Zuckerberg. This feature is based on sending and receiving pictures and videos, it is very similar to the operating system of the Snapchat application, which means that once opened, it cannot be viewed or recovered.
During the interview, the multi-device support was finally confirmed, in which the user can have the same number on four different devices at the same time and remain active without the original device having to be connected to the internet or switched on.
“It was a big technical challenge to get all of your messages and content correctly synced across devices, even if your phone ran out of battery, but we’ve solved the problem and can’t wait to get it out soon,” said Mark Zuckerberg. All of these new features will be available shortly, get ready.