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WhatsApp to Introduces Temporary Chat Restriction for Policy Violators

This new policy aims to strike a balance between enforcing policy compliance and preserving user access.

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Meta-owned WhatsApp introduced a new policy that temporarily restricts users from initiating new chats if they’re found violating WhatsApp’s policies. This approach aims to help users realize their mistakes before resorting to a permanent account ban.

The feature, first spotted in a screenshot posted by WaBetaInfo, restricts users from initiating new chats. However, users can still receive and respond to messages within existing chats. WhatsApp plans to implement automation to detect specific policy violations and restrict users accordingly.


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This new policy aims to strike a balance between enforcing policy compliance and preserving user access. By opting for temporary restrictions over permanent bans, WhatsApp offers users a chance to correct their behavior without losing access to their data entirely. The account restriction feature is currently under development and is expected to be included in a future app update.

Conclusion

This temporary restriction features by WhatsApp represents a shift toward a more rehabilitative approach to handling Policy violations. These allow user to learn from their mistake and resume normal activity after some period. These will ensure responsible and respectful user environment on WhatsApp.

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Enijes Shadap
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Enijes Shadap, an emerging professional content writer with an entrepreneur's enthusiasm, aims high in his goals.

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