According to the information on the websiteWABetaInfo“, Who tends to anticipate news and filter rumors, novelty applies to photos and videos that can only be viewed once. The test was released in WhatsApp version 22.214.171.124 for iOS.
When you choose to upload a self-destructing photo, for example, a timer will appear in the caption input field. In the text of the notification that explains resource usage, there is an alert reminding people that they will still be able to take screenshots.
No further details were released about the self-destruct modes. But since it is a long-awaited feature, WhatsApp is able to launch it soon.
The site says it should appear “in a future update” for both Android and iOS.
Recently, the world’s most used messaging app has been investing more in privacy related issues.
In November, for example, So-called “temporary messages” have been launched from WhatsApp, which disappears within seven days.
In the case of self-destructing media, competitors like Telegram and Signal have had the job for quite some time.
* With an article by Aurelio Araujo
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