The end of 2018 was extremely hectic for the team of developers WhatsApp, bringing us a wealth of new features. However, it looks like 2019 won't be much different.
New information has now emerged about the arrival of a feature that will make our conversations even more private. Apparently, WhatsApp will soon receive a feature that will allow you to use the fingerprint reader as a security method.
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WhatsApp is today's most popular messaging platform. Used by several million users worldwide on multiple platforms. Since its launch 10 years ago, it has always stood out for maintaining an impenetrable encryption system in your conversations.
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However, these security practices do not protect your private conversations from non-internet glances. Surely a friend has already happened to pick up your smartphone and start spitting out your messages. Or in another situation, when you 'lose' your smartphone and panic because someone may have access to all your conversations.
For such cases, the developers is working on introducing fingerprint reader support in WhatsApp. This new security implementation will enable you to block specific conversations. You need your authentication to open the conversation.
At this time, it is not yet clear when this feature may be released globally. It is known however, thanks to the site WAbetainfo which is already being tested by a restricted user group.
Although many of these tests do not eventually reach the stable version of the application. It seems pretty much guaranteed to me that sooner or later both the Android and iOS versions will receive this feature.
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