WHATSAPP introduce new tool that prevent users from taking screenshot and screen recording for view once images and videos was available to some beta testers. The feature is expected to reach users soon.
How will this feature work?
As the name suggests, the View Once or Disappearing messages feature allows users to share photos or videos only once. When WhatsApp launched View Once, many users criticised it because people were taking screenshots of such messages.
To avoid this inconvenience, WhatsApp is going to roll out a new privacy feature soon which doesn’t allow recipient’s to click screenshots of media sent as ‘View once’ under any circumstances.
Once the feature will be available for all users, people would be able to see a pop-up notifications as ‘Screenshot Blocked’ or ‘Screen Recording Blocked’ if someone tries to take a screenshot or record media sent as ‘View Once’.
Well, the core idea behind launching this feature is to offer an added layer of protection.
Apart from the screenshot-blocking feature, WhatsApp will introduce new features soon, as per the report published by WaBetaInfo.
The new features include: WhatsApp polls, creating a link to join call like Zoom, Google Meet, and others, moving the privacy section to the root, WhatsApp Premium for business accounts