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WhatsApp prepares the arrival of video messages: what they are and how they will work


The messaging platform will first enable the new feature on iPhone. Then it will come to Android.

The variety of options offered by WhatsApp is increasingly wide.

From stickers, small clips, audio messages to calls.

But soon another option will be added.

It is about

video messages

, a function that, for now, will only be available on iPhone phones.

Through this feature, users will be able to record and send videos of

up to 60 seconds

to their contacts by simply holding down the camera button.

A service that could revolutionize the way of communicating and compete with traditional voice notes.

According to the specialized site WABetaInfo, the Meta app already has a hidden option within its test version for developers that allows you to send and receive this type of message.

This specific feature for video messages has been localized to the TestFlight beta program for iOS, in version

And, contrary to what currently happens with sending any video through the app, this novelty will

not allow you to save

or forward the video message


Video messages come to the iPhone.

Photo WABetaInfo

Security measures for text and voice messages will become part of video messages.

That is,

they will be end-to-end encrypted

, so no one will be able to see intercepting the shared videos.

The date on which this WhatsApp function will be available to the general public is still unknown, but work is underway to implement it in a future update of this application.

Automessages, another feature that comes to WhatsApp

WhatsApp announced that it is going to start rolling out a new functionality - "Message Yourself" - that makes it easier to send messages to yourself.

It is a personal chat in which the user

can send notes

, photos, audios or the news and reminders they need for day to day.

The new and "practical" function will be available for the iPhone and Android operating systems, and will reach all WhatsApp users in the coming weeks, reports the messaging network.

For its activation, those interested must open their WhatsApp and create a new chat;

at that moment you will see your own contact at the top of the list.

You will need to click on their name and the functionality will be ready to send a message.

This is a quick and easy way to keep track of your own tasks, expenses or the shopping list, WhatsApp gives as examples.

the secret codes

Secret codes for WhatsApp.


The popular WhatsApp messaging service, which is used by more than 2 billion users worldwide, stores various secret codes in its chats that are becoming increasingly relevant in everyday conversations, particularly among young people and adolescents.

In this sense, there is a number that has a special meaning when it is sent in a chat and it is "7642".

But there is no need to worry too much about

the meaning of this

hidden code, since it is an affectionate message that commonly appears in conversations between friends, colleagues and couples.

In this way, it is established among adolescents that when using the number "143", it means "I love you".

While "1437" goes a little further: "I love you forever."

Its meaning is associated with the English language, the “1″ represents “I (yo)”, the “4″ is “love (amo)”, the “3″ is “you (vos)” and the “7″, "forever"


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Source: clarin

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