Properties Of The WhatsApp “Last Seen” Status Feature
According to WABetaInfo (via) a post, the ability to hide your ‘Last Seen’ status from a particular contact will come with WhatsApp beta v126.96.36.199.
This feature effectively offers an extra touch of privacy to those that interested will like to enable it. Some would say the feature has long awaited on WhatsApp.
Since the new feature for Last Seen is only available on the beta version of WhatsApp, it may take a little time before it gets to the stable channel.
As we all know, WhatsApp features usually go through a though beta process before becoming generally available. If you’re already on WhatsApp beta v188.8.131.52, you can see this feature in the app’s Privacy Settings.
The Meta-owned app has introduced a lot of new features over the past several months. WhatsApp introduced an updated version of multi-device functionality recently
Currently , the company meta- owned updated its multi-device feature by allowing the seamless use of the app on other platforms even when the primary phone isn’t around.
This feature works with a maximum of four devices. Moreover, WhatsApp said that it wouldn’t work on tablets, which is a big ‘no’ to a lot of people . Some users were told to join the multi-device beta to access this new feature.
From now onwards , the app might soon allow users to delete messages days or weeks after they have been sent . In its current form, WhatsApp only permits message deletion up to an hour after it is sent.
Of course, no company is without its set of hindrances . WhatsApp has tried to put in place its controversial policy change that would involve sharing of data with its company Meta. But the announcement faced sharp discrimination from users and experts alike.
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