WhatsApp introduced the "Picture in picture" option, which will allow you to watch videos on a pop-up screen without leaving the web application
Regeneration, January 28, 2019. WhatsApp has made improvements to its web application, which includes, among other things, the option of watching videos through a pop-up screen and without leaving the application.
"Picture in Picture", this is the name of the new option.
With this feature, WhatsApp Web users can open YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Streamable videos in a pop-up window, without the need to minimize the application.
The above, according to the portal specialized in technology "Wabetainfo-
The publication states that to test this new WhatsApp feature, simply send or receive a message that contains a video link that belongs to one of the above services.
Since October last year, Menlo Park added the PiP mode to the application and now it's the turn of the web version.
This brings a great improvement to the service for all users who do not want to be aware of the cell phone. Now any external video will be played from the application itself without having to click more than to play the corresponding content and view it at once.
Regarding HD Technologies, he points out that:
To use the function, you will need the v0.3.2041 version of the web application. If you are using a previous version, you must clear the page cache and restart the browser.
Picture-in-picture image playback lets you click a thumbnail of a video and a small floating window with the video in question will open. You can move the video to any part of the screen, change the size, view it in full screen and adjust its volume.
Finally, it is known that the function should reach the WhatsApp desktop application in the future. In the meantime, it will only be available in its web version.