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WhatsApp launches campaign to educate Indian users about privacy features

Among the new privacy features, WhatsApp has now allowed users to exit the groups without notifying anyone. Also, the users can now choose if they want to be seen as 'online' or not

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WhatsApp, on Tuesday, launched a campaign in India to educate users on the built-in layers of privacy protection added by the company over the years. The new features include leaving groups silently, controlling who can see you're online and blocking the screenshots for 'view once' messages. Around 2 billion people across the world use WhatsApp.

"This is our way of extending awareness and assurance to our users on how the new and existing built-in layers of protection help you message freely without compromising on your privacy," said Avinash Pant, director of marketing, at Meta India, "We want users to know

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First Published: Aug 23 2022 | 1:57 PM IST

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