WhatsApp will now let users watch videos without downloading them

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On the heels of major new features push, WhatsApp has begun rolling out a nifty little option that can improve your video watching experience on its platform.

WhatsApp no longer requires users to finish downloading a video for them to begin watching it. Much like YouTube, and many other streaming service, the video can now be streamed as it being downloaded.

The feature is currently exclusively available on WhatsApp for Android app, with other clients ostensibly receiving this capability in the coming days. 

Users have long complained about how WhatsApp has handled video sharing on its instant messaging and voice calling app. The new feature should shave off some seconds that they waste downloading the video, only to realize that it’s not something that needs their urgent attention.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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