Sometimes you are added to a WhatsApp group without your permission and this could be really annoying in most of the cases. So, to save you from this, WhatsApp Group Invitation feature is coming soon.

Currently, any WhatsApp user can add you to a group without your permission. But with this feature, users will have to take your permission before adding you to a WhatsApp group.

WhatsApp adds new features to its platform every now and the. Now, in a recent report by WABetaInfo, it has been found that WhatsApp is working on a new feature through which no one can add you in a WhatsApp group without your permission.

The new WhatsApp Group Invitation feature is currently under development and it could be made available through the upcoming updates on both Android and iOS platforms.

Source: WABetaInfo

This new feature will be available under WhatsApp Settings > Account > Privacy > Groups. Users will have three options of limiting their privacy settings for Group invitation- Everyone, My Contacts, and Nobody.

Source: WABetaInfo

So, if the user chooses ‘Nobody’, he/she cannot be added to any of the groups directly. Rather the user will receive a request every time someone tries to add him/her to a group. The invite to join the group will expire within 72 hours.

Moreover, there will be a Group link feature. So, you will still be able to join a group with this link that is created when the group is made. This link can be used to join a group even with privacy option set to nobody.

The WhatsApp Group Invitation feature is under development. It will soon be availble for both Android and iOS users.

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