WhatsApp: Can you put a video as your profile picture?

WhatsApp: Can you put a video as your profile picture?

WhatsApp: Can you put a video as your profile picture?

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While it's not possible to set a video as your profile picture, there are apps that simulate this action (Photo: iTunes)
While it’s not possible to set a video as your profile picture, there are apps that simulate this action (Photo: iTunes)

Recently, WhatsApp, one of the most used instant messaging applications in the worldadded more and more new features to its platform, making it responsive in one of its latest updates emoji on messages sent in the chat. similarly, The company announced that the new feature will be available soon To allow users to send messages to themselves.

But about the possibilities Profile pictures There haven’t been many changes, and although screenshots have been shared on some social networks that allow us to see Video as profile picture, it is not yet a native feature or supported by the platform. What users can do is Easily edit video on WhatsApp screenshotso that it appears that the record is playing in the space of the profile picture.

This video can be shared on different platforms and it will appear that there is a video in the circle where the profile photo would normally go, however it cannot be uploaded directly to WhatsApp. For this, we can use video editing apps that can be downloaded from the Android and Apple app stores.

There are hundreds of free video apps to download (Photo: PlayStore)
There are hundreds of free video apps to download (Photo: PlayStore)

WhatsApp will allow you to hide your mobile number when you are chatting with someone who is not in your contacts

This news comes hand in hand with what was announced a week ago and related to group privacy. WhatsApp is working on an update which will arrive with a very important function Privacy of users. Once this tool is implemented, people Will be able to choose to hide phone number when talking to certain accounts. It is currently in testing mode and it is not known when it will be available.

In recent years, the Meta app has become the leader in messaging services in Argentina and most of the world. in that context New features and tools are constantly being released that seek to improve not only the user experience, but also privacy, a concept that is becoming increasingly important across platforms.

The latter is a new tool in which WhatsApp works. What happens that, considering the above-mentioned massiveness of the service, Many times it is necessary to have short conversations with one purpose and never to be perceived again. after exchanging Both subscribers can see each other’s mobile number And they have the ability to plan it. A new feature will prevent itAt least in certain cases.

The message that WhatsApp displays when talking to company accounts if the number appears
The message that WhatsApp displays when talking to company accounts if the number appears

To communicate with another account without programming the number, there are two possible ways: Through a common group or chat link. This is the last resort Usually used by companies, who leave a link on their networks or websites to communicate via WhatsApp, but do not provide a number. In these situations, users will have to protect themselves.

as revealed WABetainfoWhen you use a link to talk to a business or organization, Users will have the option to choose, hide and show their number. In this way, you can prevent this information from being used for any purpose in the future. For now, this feature Can only be used for certain business accounts and will not be available to users who register in the standard way. tool Will be part of the 2.22.18.12 beta An app for Android users that is still under development. It is not yet known when this change will become available.

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Source: La Nacion

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