The messaging app WhatsApp will access the last five messages of a chat conversation in cases where one of its members reports it, in order to verify the veracity of the complaint.
This has been reported by the application through a notification present in one of its versions for software testers, the update 126.96.36.199, not yet available, as the specialized portal WABetaInfo has warned.
WhatsApp already informs users in its stable version that forwards the most recent messages to the company for the review of a report in a chat, but now the new message from the app specifies that the last five messages are sent.
The messaging application gives users the option to accept the sending of these messages if they agree or cancel the report.
It also informs them that they can block and delete the conversation, but that this will not delete the data from the other person’s account. The WhatsApp notice continues to inform that the The rest of the affected contacts will not be notified of the complaint.