New Delhi: Popular instant messaging app WhatsApp will soon be getting GIF support. According to a report by The Next Web citin @WABetaInfo’s recent tweet, a Twitter account that keeps track of the latest WhatsApp beta updates stated that the latest iOS beta version 184.108.40.206 of the WhatsApp will have support to autoplay GIFs. The report further suggested that users will also be able to embed GIFs directly into their chats.
WhatsApp has not yet announced GIF support but as per rumours, the GIF support will soon roll out to its Android app as well. Along with this, the company is also working on rolling out video calling feature in order to take on the likes of Skype . Recently, WhatsApp’s competitors like Facebook Messenger and Viber also rolled out GIF support.