WhatsApp has launched a new privacy feature which will stop you being added into group chats you don’t want to be a part of. The new feature will allow you to choose who can add you to groups, letting you block dodgy people or prevent annoying friends from adding you to a group.
When you’ve updated the app, just open up settings and scroll to ‘account’, followed by ‘privacy’ and then ‘groups’. You will be able to choose who’s allowed to add you to groups, with three options available. If you click ‘nobody’, you will never be asked to join groups. Select ‘everyone’ and you’re wide open whilst choosing ‘my contacts’ means only friends will be able to add you. The new feature will roll out globally in the next few