Whatsapp for iPhone gets a privacy update

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Free instant messenger Whatsapp has released an update to its iPhone application, adding more control to your privacy, with their new privacy setting.

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Now you can choose between allowing your contacts, your friends or Nobody to see your profile picture, status, and last seen. Additionally, the 24-hours restriction before changing your last seen status is gone, you can now change your privacy settings without having to wait 24 hours.

This is the first update to Whatsapp, after Facebook’s $19bn acquisition of the company, that has sparked privacy concerns among Whatsapp users. Whatsapp is trying appease its users.