New WhatsApp feature stops snitching on your Last seen status

whatsapp comes out new security features which gives you more granular control over who can and cannot see certain account information.

The settings affected on your WhatsApp account (opens in new tab) are the profile picture, the description about and the last seen status. You can now decide which of your contacts can see those three details. Control over Last Seen in particular is a functionality in the making since November 2021† That level of control is extended to the other two settings.

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