“VKontakte” has released an updated client for iOS with a new widget, AutoPlay video and 3D Touch support
VKontakte released a major update to the social network application for iOS with a number of important innovations. Among the main innovations of this release: AutoPlay video application in the community, a new widget and quick actions on the home screen.
Videos today are one of the most popular services in social networks. Users “Vkontakte” load 1.4 million clips per day — this figure has doubled in the past six months. People are increasingly creating their own video stories, record important events, share their emotions and follow the life of others.
With the release of updated apps for iOS the developers have simplified the viewing of videos: commercials in news feed appeared AutoPlay. You can now watch videos from travel friends, a clip of a musician or a new release of the blog, without doing additional work. AutoPlay of video content at any time be disabled in the app settings.
The second innovation concerns the widget. Widget can be added to the lock screen and use it to get quick access to photos of friends. Pictures are updated as new frames in the user’s feed.
With regard to the application communities, this feature allows to extend the functionality of the groups, public pages and meetings, making them a complete replacement websites and mobile applications.
Finally, the fourth innovation concerns the 3D Touch. Now iPhone owners can directly from the desktop to add a new entry or photo view the latest pictures, or go to search on the social network. The function works on the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
The application “Vkontakte” for iPhone and Android can be downloaded for free from the App Store and Google Play.