WhatsApp is rolling out granular privacy controls

Nice information for these of you who wish to have extra management over who can see your standing on WhatsApp. The Meta-owned firm is rolling out new privateness controls.

That is an extension of the earlier modifications permitting you to cover your on-line standing from sure contacts. Now customers will be capable of choose on a contact-by-contact foundation, whether or not they can see your profile image, bio and on-line standing.

Modify your privateness settings to regulate who sees your info. You may set your final seen, profile picture, about, or standing to the next choices:

  • Everybody: Your final seen, profile picture, about, or standing shall be obtainable to all WhatsApp customers.
    My Contacts: Your final seen, profile picture, about, or standing shall be obtainable to your contacts out of your tackle ebook solely.
  • My Contacts Besides…: Your final seen, profile picture, about, or standing shall be obtainable to your contacts out of your tackle ebook, besides these you exclude.
  • No person: Your final seen, profile picture, about, or standing gained’t be obtainable to anybody.

To entry the brand new settings merely go to the app settings –> account –> privateness to regulate the settings holistically, or for particular person contacts. Whereas it is a nice step ahead for WhatsApp by way of privateness, it’s nonetheless behind some rivals.

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