Previously there was a leak from WABetaInfo that said if the WhatsApp app would support “YouTube live from the WhatsApp chat room, it’s true that Now WhatappApp app has supported YouTube video playback right from the app.” Of course this feature is quite useful considering other messenger services like Viber already offers similar features.
For those of you who are not so familiar with this feature, basically inline YouTube playback allows users to watch YouTube videos in the chat itself. ‘So if your friend sends a YouTube video link in chat you can instantly see it without having to switch to the YouTube app or browser if the device does not have the YouTube app installed.
This update also introduces the support of picture-in-picture, which means that if you watch the video ‘YouTube in chat but want to continue chatting, no need to worry because the video will follow you for other chats as well. In addition, there is also the ability to record Voice Messages with long durations without pressing and holding the microphone button.