WhatsApp update stops Admin from adding you to random groups

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How to prevent people from adding you to WhatsApp groups

Facebook-owned social media giant Whatapp has taken a big decision with its new Privacy update. Whatsapp has changed the privacy policy for group chatting.

After the new update, any Whatsapp Group Administrator will not be able to add anyone to the group without user permission. Before joining into the group, he has to get the permission of that person and send an invitation for this. This feature was already being tested, but now it is being released gradually.

Whatsapp group privacy setting

If you want any group admin not to add you to any group without your permission, then you have to do some settings for it.

Step 1: First of all, update your WhatsApp app.
Step 2: Go to Account> Privacy> Groups After this, you will find three options that include Nobody, My Contacts, and Everyone.
Step 3: If you select the option of Nobody, then no one will be able to add you to any group.

Whatsapp privacy policy update

If someone connects you to a group then you will get a link through private chat. If you accept the invitation within three days, then you will join the group. If you have not accepted the invitation within three days, that will automatically disappear. The company said that this feature has been started from Wednesday.

According to Whatsapp, this feature will be available worldwide in the coming weeks.

WhatsApp Checkpoint Tipline

WhatsApp has launched the Tipline service in India with the help of Checkpoint on Tuesday, with the help of this facility you can check the authenticity of any messages, videos, photos, and links. For this, you have to send that message to the checkpoint number + 91-9643-000-888 at the checkpoint. After sending the message to this number, the company will check the authenticity of the message and then reply by message whether it is false or true.

Read the full article here: WhatsApp launches ‘Checkpoint Tipline’ to intercept fake news

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