Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature that will allow users to report status updates on Android Beta. Beta testers will see a new “Report” action within the Status options, Reports WABetaInfo,
WhatsApp will make it easier to report status on the platform
With the new feature, users can report any status update that may violate the terms of service, which will then be sent to the company’s moderation team.
As per the report, “When you report a status update, it will be forwarded to WhatsApp for moderation reasons. If it violates their terms of service, the account may be suspended from using WhatsApp.
Plus, the feature ensures that messages, media, location sharing, calls and status updates are protected by end-to-end encryption on all devices.
This means that no one else, not even WhatsApp, Meta and proxy providers, can read users’ personal messages and listen to their private calls.
The new feature is useful as it will make the platform safe and secure for all users.
The latest update to WhatsApp beta for Android has the ability to report status updates available to some beta testers after installing them on the Play Store, and is expected to roll out to more users in the coming days, the report said. hopefully.
In January, it was reported that the messaging platform was working on the feature for Android beta.
In addition, WhatsApp is reportedly redesigning its Status tab for the Android beta to include newsletters. The company is working on revamping the Status tab by adding two separate sections – Status and Newsletter.
Important aspects of this redesigned section will be the inclusion of users’ subscribed newsletters directly in the Status tab, as well as the ability to search for newsletters by username.
Furthermore, status updates will be displayed in a horizontal layout similar to Instagram Stories.
With inputs from IANS
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