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- WhatsApp is developing a new privacy option for the last seen status, profile picture and information about it.
- It should be available on the Android and iOS versions of the app soon.
WhatsApp is making changes to one of its oldest privacy settings, giving users more flexibility to share their availability and personal information with other contacts.
New features for WhatsApp on Android and iOS will allow users of the messaging platform to hide their last seen status from specific contacts. This means that if you don’t want a specific person to see this information, you can add them to the restricted list.
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Previously, you could only choose from “Everyone”, “My Contacts” and “Nobody” in the privacy settings to see the last information you saw. The new feature will introduce the “except my contacts” option to disable the last viewed status of a specific person.according to Beta Information, This new option will also apply to other personal information, such as profile pictures and about information.
Of course, if you don’t share your last meeting status with someone, you won’t be able to see their last meeting status.
The new privacy feature is currently under development and will soon be rolled out to WhatsApp beta testers.