Update to WhatsApp status allows users to share pictures and video
Starting today, WhatsApp users are receiving an update that allows them to use their camera to share pictures and videos with their friends and contacts. It is end-to-end encrypted, which means that video status updates are secure. The pictures and videos will disappear after a certain period of time.
Today, 50 billion messages are sent each day using WhatsApp, which includes 3.3 billion photos, 760 million videos, and 80 million GIFs. Over the last year, the number of photos sent daily has doubled while the number of videos have tripled.