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YouTube videos can now be watched on WhatsApp messenger

WhatsApp launched a new feature which will allow you to watch YouTube videos in the messenger itself

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YouTube videos can now be watched in the WhatsApp messenger itself. Pixabay
YouTube videos can now be watched in the WhatsApp messenger itself. Pixabay
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  • WhatsApp launched a new feature for iOS users
  • iOS users can watch YouTube videos on WhatsApp messenger
  • The feature requires a WhatsApp update to version 2.18.11

We all wished that we could watch YouTube videos while chatting on WhatsApp. Our wish has come true! WhatsApp has finally come up with a new feature for iOS users where they can play YouTube videos right within the WhatsApp messenger.

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All you need to do is update your WhatsApp version to the 2.18.11 update on Apple App Store, that brings bug fixes and general improvements, in order to remotely receive the activation of this feature.

This new feature is for iOS user only, it is yet to be launched for android. Pixabay
This new feature is for iOS user only, it is yet to be launched for Android. Pixabay

Once WhatsApp is updated, you will be able to watch YouTube videos whenever someone sends you a YouTube link. You no longer will have to move out of the WhatsApp messenger to watch it.

To view a YouTube video on WhatsApp, users simply have to share or receive the URL in a chat and they will see the play button in a bubble.

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Earlier, when users clicked on the link, the YouTube video would open in YouTube app installed on the smartphones.

To use this feature you need to update your WhatsApp version to 2.18.11. Pixabay
To use this feature you need to update your WhatsApp version to 2.18.11. Pixabay

“Fortunately, WhatsApp has worked to allow videos not to be stopped when the user changes the chat,” WABetaInfo said.

The update is yet to come to Android and Windows users.

WhatsApp has over 200 million monthly active users in India and 1.2 billion users worldwide. (IANS)

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Kenny Sebastian is one of the most famous stand up comedians of India. Facebook
Kenny Sebastian is one of the most famous stand up comedians of India. Facebook

By Ruchika Verma 

  • Kenny Sebastian is one of the most famous Indian stand up comedian
  • He started really young, when he was only in class 11
  • Kenny is one of the most beloved stand up comedian today

Kenneth Sebastian or better known Kenny Sebastian, is one of the most famous and beloved stand up comedians in the country. He is a multi-talented man whose talents also include filmmaking and music. Kenny is one of the most successful as stand-up comedians in India.

Kenny Sebastian has been doing shows since he was in class 11. Facebook
Kenny has been doing shows since he was in class 11. Facebook

Kenny Sebastian and his comedy are some of the biggest stress busters you can find on YouTube. His jokes are all too relatable and we can easily connect to him. Kenny Sebastian as a comedian has been ruling YouTube since the day he was discovered.Kenny Sebastian’s comedy shows are loved across the nation. As a comedian, he has one of the biggest fan following.

Here are 10 unknown Kenny Sebastian facts you may not have known before:

  • Kenny is from a defence background. He spent a most of his school years shifting from one city to another. He finally settled in Bangalore with his family once his father retired.
  • Kenny’s parents have been super supportive, and in his own words, he feels super lucky and blessed to have them.

    Kenny joined theater in school to get over his fear of stage. Facebook
    Kenny joined theater in school to get over his fear of stage. Facebook
  • Kenny started freelancing and making money when he was only in class 11. By the time, he graduated college, he was earning more than a lakh per month because of his famous, Kenny Sebastian comedy shows.
  • According to Kenny Sebastian comedy is not easy. One of the biggest challenges Kenny faced as a comedian is being consistent with quality. He also thinks that keeping your existing audience happy and inviting new ones is also very crucial to comedy.

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  • Kenny Sebastian’s favourite comedians are Jerry Seinfeld & Louis Ck.

    Kenny Sebastian is also a brilliant musician along with being an amazing comedian. Facebook
    Kenny is also a brilliant musician along with being an amazing comedian. Facebook
  • According to Kenny, being a singer is easier for him than being a comedian because, apparently, he sings loudly to himself every 5 minutes.
  • Kenny never repeat stories because he believes life is too short to keep bringing up the past.
  •  Kenny Sebastian is a great comedian and he is also a great fan of mediation. He meditates every morning since last 10 years.

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  • Kenny’s favourite book is ‘7 Habits of Effective People’. He has read it several times.
  • This one may not come as a surprise but Kenny Sebastian’s jokes are what helps him come out of difficult situations.