Instant messaging application WhatsApp has announced a new privacy feature enabling users to add an additional layer of security to specific chats. The Chat lock feature announced in a blog post secures users' most personal conversations with a password, biometric face or fingerprint scan. Locked chats will also be removed from notifications.
“We think this feature will be great for people who have reason to share their phones from time to time with a family member or those moments where someone else is holding your phone at the exact moment an extra special chat arrives,” the company said.
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