WhatsApp is reportedly operating on a feature that would enable users to send disappearing photos and videos.
We have observed a related feature on Instagram, but users will not send disappearing images to Europe’s users as per the latest reports.
WhatsApp is working to prepare the Instagram feature on its app soon, but it may not work in Europe because of some laws.
As per Wabetainfo, Instagram users will no longer send disappearing photos and videos on the app in Europe. This could appear due to the new messaging rules established by the European government.
“Disappearing photos and videos cannot be sent anymore on Instagram because of the latest rules for messaging services in Europe.WhatsApp was exhibiting the same feature, but I don’t know if it will be possible in Europe,” the report stated.
The Wabetainfo has shared a screenshot of a pop-up message that states that cannot send the disappearing images cannot send the disappearing photos because of new rules for messaging service in Europe.
WhatsApp had operated out the disappearing messages feature in 2020. The feature allows users to send temporary messages to their contacts that will disappear after seven days.
This is an opt-in feature, and you will notice it if you switch the mode on. WhatsApp was proposing a similar feature for photos and videos as well. Wabetainfo spotted the feature in the beta updates of the app.
“WhatsApp is working on self-destructing images in a future update for iOS and Android. Cannot export self-destructing photos from WhatsApp. WhatsApp didn’t implement a screenshot detection for self-destructing pictures yet. The corresponding concept from Instagram Direct,” the report stated.
The images that are sent when the disappearing messages mode is on cannot be saved. The photos or videos can only be played or viewed once, and you cannot even consider them repeatedly if you wish to.
Cannot export the image cannot export the image unless. You can take a screenshot, though, because WhatsApp has not examined the screenshot detection feature yet.
Users can also use a different device to click a picture of the picture if necessary be. Like most features, this feature, too, is supporting development. WhatsApp does not appear to roll out a steady version of the feature anytime soon. However, even if it does, it will strive to see the light of the day due to the new rules in Europe.