WHATSAPP users have been urged to install the latest update after privacy concerns were raised about personal data being shared with Facebook.
The forthcoming update includes a new privacy feature making it easier for the user to avoid certain contacts or hide information from specific users.
Many users feared that their conversations might also be shared.
The update adds a new option to the last seen privacy setting, according to WABetaInfo.
Before the new update, users had the option to show their status to everyone, their contacts or to no one at all.
It now has an additional ‘my contacts except…’ option, which lets users specify certain contacts…