New WhatsApp update makes it easier to ignore your friends

New WhatsApp update makes it easier to ignore your friends

Looks like WhatsApp is ramping up performance with its new update. The messaging app has never been so functional, as evidenced by its new update, which now lets you ignore your friends more easily.

Perhaps the most important part of the update is the “unsend” option, which lets you take back what you said as long as your friend didn’t see the message. If you’ve ever sent out an angry message and instantly regretted it, you’ll love this feature, which lets you delete a sent message with one relieved click. Of course, this will only work if your friend hasn’t already read it, so you’d better be quick on the trigger after you fly off the handle.

Another interesting feature coming with this update is the ability to watch YouTube videos inside WhatsApp. If someone sends you a video, you can instantly play it inside the app and still be able to switch between conversations with a picture-in-picture display.

It’s unclear how people will be able to maintain a meaningful conversation and watch videos at the same time, but let’s give it some time and see how it works out.

All of these features are available in the 2.17.81 update, which has already been released for iOS. What do you think? Let us know in the comments.

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