Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday introduced three key privateness options in WhatsApp, giving customers extra management over their conversations and added layers of safety when messaging.
New options permit WhatsApp customers to exit group chats with out notifying everybody, management who can see whenever you’re on-line and stop screenshots on view as soon as messages.
WhatsApp customers will now have the ability to exit a bunch privately with out having to inform everybody.
“Now, as an alternative of notifying the total group when leaving, solely the admins shall be notified. This characteristic begins to roll out to all customers this month,” mentioned the social community.
WhatsApp additionally launched the power to pick who can and might’t see whenever you’re on-line. The characteristic will begin rolling out to all customers this month.
WhatsApp can also be enabling screenshot blocking for ‘View As soon as’ messages for an added layer of safety.
This characteristic is being examined and shall be rolled out to customers quickly.
“Through the years, we have added interlocking layers of safety to assist hold their conversations safe, and the brand new options is a method we proceed to ship on our dedication to maintain messages personal,” mentioned Ami Vora, Head of Product at WhatsApp.
“To unfold the phrase about these new options, we’re additionally kicking off a worldwide marketing campaign, beginning with the UK and India, to coach individuals about how we work to guard their personal conversations on WhatsApp,” Vora added.