Whatsapp Unveils Screen-Sharing Feature for Video Calls

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In a recent development, Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, introduced an innovative enhancement to WhatsApp, bringing screen-sharing functionality to its video calls. This new feature is designed to allow users to share their screens in real-time during video calls, enhancing communication and collaboration across the platform.

The official press release from WhatsApp states, “Whether sharing documents for work, browsing photos with family, planning a vacation or shopping online with friends, or just helping grandparents with tech support – screen sharing lets you share a live view of your screen during the call.”

To access this feature, users need to have the latest version of WhatsApp installed. During a video call, a new ‘Share’ icon will appear at the bottom of the screen. When activated, users will be prompted to grant screen-sharing access, after which the content on their screen will be shared with the other participants.

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It’s important to note that the rollout of this feature is being done gradually. While some users might already have access to it, others may experience a slight delay in its availability as it reaches all users.

Additionally, the new feature supports landscape mode for video calls, providing a wider and more immersive viewing experience. This aspect proves to be particularly beneficial when sharing content from desktop platforms, offering a broader perspective.

WhatsApp’s screen-sharing functionality is not limited to one-on-one calls; it extends to group video calls as well. This makes it a valuable tool in professional scenarios where collaboration and visual presentations are essential. Users who previously turned to other platforms like Google Meet and Zoom for screen-sharing purposes can now conveniently integrate this function within the WhatsApp ecosystem.

The introduction of screen-sharing demonstrates WhatsApp’s commitment to enhancing user experience and providing a versatile platform for communication, making it a viable choice for both personal and professional interactions.

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