WhatsApp plans to introduce self-destructing photo, video feature

WhatsApp offers its users new features to improve their safety and plans soon to develop self-destructing photo and video capabilities to enable users to share videos more privately.

The update specifics were shared with WABetaInfo, and they shared that the messaging software had a beta release for Android and sent the update via the Google Play Beta Program — which brought the release to

It shares that WhatsApp works on an alarm when it is activated to introduce the feature.

WhatsApp states that this feature will only allow recipients to open the pictures or video once before it disappears. It can help sends more private pictures and videos.

WhatsApp wants to state that recipients can also take snapshots to save the self-defeating media. This means we may accept that they do not wish to use WhatsApp with this form of media to set up a screenshot or video capture detection.

For iOS and Android, the feature is under development and will be available for future updates.