WhatsApp disappearing media feature has been spotted on the new beta version. The feature also is known as the ‘Expiring Media’ feature. Currently, it was found to be in the works through the WhatsApp 18.104.22.168 beta. The messaging app includes a button to enable the Expiring Media feature for media files which is believed to be called View Once.
As per the report, Whatsapp is planning to launch a new ‘expiring media’ feature which is similar to the Instagram ‘view once’ feature. The screenshots shared by WhatsApp features tracker WABetaInfo from the WhatsApp 22.214.171.124 beta clearly revealed that the messaging app would inform the receiver about the Expiring Media feature through a pop-up message. “This media will disappear once you leave this chat.” The message would appear when a media file has been shared using the new feature.
How to enable the WhatsApp Disappearing Media feature?
To access this feature, users have to press the dedicated button available next to the add media shortcut. Select the photo and simply send it. When the receiver leaves the chat, a bubble would appear saying, “View once photo expired.”.
However, the company has not revealed when this feature will be available for all the WhatsApp users around the globe. What are your thoughts on the Whatsapp Disappearing Media feature or Expiring media feature, Let me know in the comment section?