Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has introduced a brand new privateness characteristic ‘Silence Unknown Callers’ to supply users extra management over their incoming calls on WhatsApp.
This new characteristic helps to robotically display out spam, scams and calls from unknown folks for elevated safety, the corporate mentioned in a press release.
When the characteristic is enabled, unknown calls is not going to ring on the users’ cellphone, however will probably be seen of their name checklist.
Additionally, the corporate has launched ‘Privacy Checkup’ to assist be sure that everybody is aware of in regards to the choices of safety on the messaging platform.
This step-by-step characteristic guides users via essential privateness settings to assist them select the proper degree of safety, multi function place.
“Protecting the privateness of your messages stays the driving drive behind what we’re constructing at WhatsApp,” the corporate mentioned.
“While end-to-end encryption is the inspiration to make sure your calls and messages are safe, we proceed so as to add extra layers of privateness on prime together with the just lately launched Chat Lock to guard delicate chats behind a password, Disappearing Messages that vanish, screenshot blocking for View Once, and the flexibility to maintain your on-line presence non-public,” it added.
(With inputs from IANS)