According to information revealed by WaBetaInfo, “WhatsApp” is testing a new feature to delete photos directly from the conversation, which is specialized in broadcasting the latest updates to the green application.
According to the screenshot shared by the site, the images disappear as soon as the recipient opens them and leaves the chat, as the sent photos will be present unless you are unable to save them by the other party. Leave the conversation.
To activate the new feature, you need to select images from the “photo gallery”, and once you select it, you’ll need to click on an icon that looks like a clock, to which the application “Add caption” Bar next to “. Then you are ready to send the missing pictures to the contact.
The new disappearing photo feature works just like Instagram, the latter allowing you to send self-destructive photos. After someone opens a hidden photo or video on Instagram, the message will not appear in their inbox.
So far, no date has been set for the launch of the new feature.
WhatsApp is working on self-destructing photos in future updates for iOS and Android.
• Self-destructing photos cannot be exported from WhatsApp.
• WhatsApp has not yet implemented screenshot detection for self-destructive photos.
Same concept from Instagram Direct. 4 pic.twitter.com/LLsezVL2Hj
– WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) 3 March 2021