WhatsApp introduces lock screen spam message blocking

India TV News February 11, 2024, 10:00 AM UTC

Summary: WhatsApp has introduced a new feature allowing users to block spam messages directly from their lock screens. With the latest update, users can identify and block spam messages without unlocking their devices. The platform also provides a cautionary note for unfamiliar numbers and allows proactive blocking. Additionally, WhatsApp is working on facilitating connections without exchanging phone numbers and introducing cross-platform messaging. This feature aims to combat the rise of spam messages and enhance user privacy.

Full article

Article metrics
Significance6.2
Scale9.0
Magnitude7.0
Potential8.0
Novelty6.0
Actionability8.5
Immediacy7.5
Positivity9.0
Credibility8.0

Also covered in: