The Desktop app of WhatsApp is said to be working on a new feature that will allow PC and laptop users to report suspicious status updates. The brand-new function is currently being evaluated by the messaging service that is owned by Meta in preparation for a subsequent update to the Desktop app.
In order to stop the spread of spam and malicious content on the platform, WhatsApp currently allows users to report suspicious or spam messages to the company. However, the instant messaging app will become even more secure as a result of this new feature that allows users to report status updates.
As per a WABetaInfo report, WhatsApp for Work area beta is dealing with another component that will allow clients to report a dubious or vindictive notice, which appears to disregard their Terms of Administration, to the organization for control.
According to the report,
users will be able to report a status update directly from a new menu in the status section that includes a flagging option.
Similar to the reported messages, WhatsApp will receive the status update for moderation purposes once it has been reported. Eminently, this revealed announcement will be start to finish scrambled, as messages, voice calls, media, area sharing, calls, and notices, are safeguarded toward the start to finish encryption, says the report. Nobody, not even WhatsApp or Meta, can gain access to the encrypted content from beginning to end.
The Desktop beta’s capability to report status updates is currently in development and may be made available in a subsequent update. Additionally, it is anticipated that the feature will soon be made available to WhatsApp beta users on iOS and Android.
As of late, WhatsApp for Work area was likewise spotted dealing with another element that will allow clients to add another security layer by adding another screen lock highlight for its Work area application.
Users of WhatsApp can set a PIN to open the app on iOS and Android, both of which offer password-enabled access. Now, the same feature will also be available on the desktop version of WhatsApp, allowing users to create a password to prevent unauthorized access when they are not connected to the system.