Whatsapp New Feature: Whatsapp has rolled out the "phone number privacy" feature for both operating systems Android and iOS. The most recent beta update must be installed in order to use this feature.
Following the change, users in the community will see additional settings starting at the "phone number privacy" level.
Meta-owned company WhatsApp currently has this feature available to only a few beta users. WhatsApp Soon after testing, other users will also be able to use this feature.
Users can protect their privacy with the "Phone Number Privacy" feature by obscuring their phone numbers in the WhatsApp app community.
According to the sources, once this function is enabled, only the community administrator and anyone who already have the user's phone number saved in their contacts will be able to see it.
While this privacy feature will only apply to group members, the group admin's number will be visible to all.
Earlier, WhatsApp rolled out 3 new security features in April. WhatsApp claimed that these new features would give more security and privacy to the users than before.
This will give users protection from fraud caused by viruses. You can update your WhatsApp to get all three features.
Account Protect: Under the new feature, if users switch their WhatsApp account to a new device, the system will ask for its verification on their old device, which will show that it is you who checking their account on the new device.
The advantage is that this will give you an alert when someone else tries to open your account.
Device Verification: WhatsApp has started the Device Verification feature to protect the user's account from Mobis device malware. The user won't be able to send messages to others without his consent thanks to this function. Due to this, no user will be able to misuse the account through malware.
Automatic Security Code: This feature is provided to maintain users' privacy. In which users themselves will be able to verify the secure connection.
There are about 48.9 crore users of WhatsApp in India. More than 2 billion people utilize it globally at once. WhatsApp was launched in the year 2009. In 2014, Facebook bought WhatsApp for $ 19 billion.