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Whatsapp has rolled out its feature for iPhone users. Under this feature, WhatsApp users will be able to watch YouTube videos in instant messaging app. January 18th, after this time whenever your friend shares a youtube video on WhatsApp, you will not need to go out of the app to see it.

How will work

The YouTube clip will run like a floating video on your smartphone screen. According to WA-BetaInfo, users will have to update their Whatsapp, version 2.18.11. Can be updated from this app store. There are some other improvements along with bug fixes.

To watch YouTube on WhatsApp, users must simply share or receive a link in the chat. They will see a play button in a bubble on the video.

Earlier, when users clicked on a link, the YouTube video was opened in the smartphone installed in the YouTube app.

According to WABetaInfo, if the users now go from one chat to another, the video will not stop playing. This update is yet to come for Android and Windows users.

Whatsapp has over 200 million active users in India and more than 1.2 billion active users in the world.