WhatsApp is introducing a new feature. Mark Zuckerberg, Meta CEO, announced it. The screen sharing feature is coming to WhatsApp. He shared the news on Facebook on Aug 8. “We’re adding screen sharing to video calls on WhatsApp,” he said. It will be available on both desktop and mobile.
WhatsApp provided more details on Aug 9. Users can initiate screen sharing with a click. They click on the ‘Share’ icon. They choose between sharing a specific application or the entire screen.
The company highlights various uses. You can share documents for work. You can browse photos with family. Planning a vacation or shopping online with friends is easier. Even helping grandparents with tech support becomes possible. “Screen sharing lets you share a live view of your screen during the call,” the company states.
There’s more news from WhatsApp. Landscape mode is now available for video calls on mobile. It allows a “wider and more immersive viewing and sharing experience.”
TechCrunch reports on the rollout. The feature is rolling out on Android, iOS, and Windows Desktop in phases. Some users might not see the feature immediately.
WhatsApp’s new feature offers more than simple communication. It opens new ways to collaborate, plan, and connect. The integration of these features continues to solidify WhatsApp’s position as a versatile communication platform.
This news is based on The Star.