WhatsApp brings Instagram, Facebook video PiP Feature to iPhones

Instagram quietly launches payments for commerce

A new report suggests Instagram testing in-app payments feature, which will also allow users to shop without the need of leaving the app. The update also allows admins to add and revoke privileges from other users in a group chat, as well as the ability to edit the subject, description and icon of any ongoing chat. The feature has become a reality thanks to the latest update that bumps the version number to 2.18.51.

WhatsApp's CEO Jan Koum might leave WhatsApp, as the differences between his and Facebook's views widen, upon user's privacy issues.

After Facebook bought Instagram in 2012, the photo-sharing app been through an evolutionary change since its launch.

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Previous year in November, Facebook-owned WhatsApp rolled out Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode support for YouTube for iPhone users. I've been blessed to work with such an incredibly small team and see how a insane amount of focus can produce an app used by so many people all over the world.

The feature is now be available in Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Australia. Other than sharing photos and videos, Instagram can do nearly everything Facebook and WhatsApp can do.

The company has a new payments feature where you can register a debit or credit card on your profile, set up a security pin and save the card for future use.

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Facebook bought the text messaging app from cofounders Koum for $19 billion in 2014.

Now it should ask you to verify your number; WhatsApp will send a text from the registered WhatsApp number so you should be having that number (Number used to your WhatsApp account) active on that phone.

The launch in the United Kingdom follows a small-scale beta trial with Marks & Spencer, Heidi Klein and Mahabis. The dating feature also has a messaging option via dedicated inbox rather than Messenger. Also, the social networking website announced bringing in 3D illustration and models to the News Feed. The native in-app payment feature combined with in-app purchases can, therefore, be more easily accessible and attractable for all the users.

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