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WhatsApp is working on animated avatars for profile pictures and video call masks

WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will allow users to set an avatar as their video call mask and profile picture. The feature has been in development for a while but has not yet been released for regular users. Additionally, the feature is expected to be available for Android and iOS platforms. Keep reading to know more about animated avatar feature and how it works on WhatsApp.

WhatsApp may soon allow users to set animated avatars as profile pictures

According to a new report from WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will allow you to set an animated avatar as your profile picture. The publication tweeted a few days ago. He said: “The ability to set an avatar to use as a profile picture is being developed on WhatsApp for Android beta.” In the near future, WhatsApp users should be able to use an avatar as a mask when making video calls on the platform.

As mentioned in the report, “You will be able to choose the perfect avatar for you by customizing it. Additionally, you will also be able to choose a background color to use in the profile picture. screen is taken from WhatsApp Beta for Android, the ability to set avatar profile picture will also be available on WhatsApp Beta for iOS and Desktop Beta.”

WhatsApp is also working on new privacy features that allow you to leave groups silently. Additionally, screenshots for “Show messages once” will no longer be allowed in the online messaging app. Additionally, users can also control who can check their online status. Posting the features, Zuckerberg said, “New privacy features are coming to WhatsApp; leave group chats without notifying everyone, control who can see when you’re online, and prevent screenshots from being shown after messages. We will create new ways to protect your messages. and keep them as private and secure as face-to-face conversations.”