WhatsApp, Facebook’s instant messaging app, is now gearing up to offer a new feature to its users. WhatsApp is now working to bring a new boomerang feature to its app, this feature will allow users to create looping videos. According to reports, this feature is currently under development and will be the first to be made available to iPhone users.
However, it has been said that after iOS users, it may also be released for Android users. Instagram, a photo-video sharing app owned by Facebook, has released the first Boomerang app, allowing users to easily create a second-second loop video. The Boomerang app was launched to compete with Twitter Vine, which helps create a six-second video loop.
WABetaInfo Boomerang reported the development of the feature. WhatsApp users will get this new feature via the Video Type panel which helps to convert video files to GIFs now. The source said that this feature will be available for videos of less than a second. Alternatively these loop videos can be applied to WhatsApp contacts and status updates via messages.
Initially the iPhone will have the Boomerang feature for WhatsApp, a feature that will be rolled out later for Android users. Instagram launched the Boomerang app in October 2015 and the company added the Boomerang feature to the Instagram Story in 2016. Earlier this month, WhatsApp labeled forward messages for its Android and iOS apps. To roll Did. This will let users know that the message they received has been forwarded more than five times.