WhatsApp introduces new, long-awaited features for iPhone phones.. Get to know them
This week, WhatsApp launched a new feature called "Reactions" that allows its users to interact with incoming messages with a specific set of emojis, and it seems that the most popular messaging giant is working on another long-awaited feature.
Restricting certain individuals from seeing the status of their last seen -
According to the "engadget" website, the WhatsApp application has added a new option that allows users to restrict certain individuals from seeing the status of their Internet connection, or what is known among application users as the "last seen" feature.
According to the “WABetaInfo” website, which specializes in monitoring the new WhatsApp features, the latest beta version of the iOS application for WhatsApp, on iPhone phones, provides advanced settings for managing the profile picture, as well as more privacy tools to control how the “last seen” feature is displayed, and "Profile Picture", and the "About" feature.
The beta version 126.96.36.199 of the WhatsApp app on iOS adds a new option called “My contacts except...”, under the Last Seen settings section of the app’s privacy settings.
WhatsApp tracker WABetaInfo explained that adding a contact within the list of "My Contacts Except" also prevents them from seeing "status" or status, as WhatsApp implements more fine-grained controls to enhance user privacy for both profile pictures and sections. specific.
And since the new feature is currently in beta testing, on both Android and iOS versions of WhatsApp, it's likely to be officially available sometime soon.