No more group chats without consent: WhatsApp revolutionises the rules. A sigh of relief for all those who find themselves inserted into common discussions without wanting to. The messaging app, in fact, would be working on an update that will allow the user to decide…

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How will it work? The novelty is still under development, but once set up it will revolutionise the way the group chats work on WhatsApp. According to WABetaInfo, the new feature, available in the upcoming beta updates of iOS, and then, in the future, also on Android, will allow you to decide who can add you to groups (all, none or only contacts).

In the first case, the user can always be added in all the groups; in the second it can not be added directly to the groups but will receive a valid 72 hours request every time someone tries to add it to the group, while in the third option, “my contacts”, the user can always be added to the groups in the contact list.