According to media reports, the ‘security centre’ page will act as a one-stop window for users who wish to learn more about how to protect themselves from spammers and any unwanted contacts.
It is worth noting that the ‘security centre’ page will be available in ten Indian languages – Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, and Gujarati, along with being available in English.
“Protecting personal messages with end-to-end encryption is one of the best lines of defence against scammers and fraudsters and in addition to that WhatsApp is consistently working on new and innovative ways to enhance people’s safety and privacy,” the report said, citing the messaging platform
The move comes after several users in India complained of receiving spam calls from international numbers, following which, WhatsApp launched an integrated safety campaign, ‘Stay Safe with WhatsApp’ in India. With the launch of this campaign, the platform highlighted product features that empower users to take control of their online safety and ensure a safer messaging experience.
First Published: Jun 01 2023 | 11:09 PM IST