WhatsApp introduces screen sharing for video calls
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Meta says the company has introduced a new WhatsApp feature with the ability to screen share during video calls.
AT3 Resources, a consulting firm managing Meta in Nigeria, said Zuckerberg made the announcement on his Facebook page on Tuesday.
It said that the latest update offered users the ability to share their screens in real-time during conversations.
According to Meta, by clicking on the designated ‘Share’ icon, users can choose between sharing a specific application or their entire screen.
It said that this function opened up variety of possibilities, from collaborating on work documents to browsing through photos with family, planning trips, shopping online with friends, or providing technical assistance to grandparents.
It said that the screen sharing adds a dynamic dimension to calls which enables users to provide a live view of their screen content during conversations.
“This feature is particularly useful for both personal and professional scenarios.
“Also, WhatsApp users can now enjoy video calls in landscape mode on smartphones.
“This enhancement offers a wider and more immersive viewing and sharing experience during video calls,” it said.