WhatsApp will block the accounts of users who send these types of messages

WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging application in Spain that allows you to send text messages, photos and videos, as well as make calls and video calls over the Internet. The app, founded in 2009 by Jan Koum and Brian Acton, two former Yahoo employees, quickly became popular thanks to its ease of use and its ability to send messages for free over the Internet. Thus, in the latest update, this instant messaging service will allow blocking the account of users who violate its terms of use.

A temporary or permanent WhatsApp block?

Goalbased in California, has begun to develop a tool with which will restrict sending messages to those accounts that violate the terms of use of the application. So, this function called 'account restriction'it will consist in a temporary block of the user's account.

This penalty will consist of the user will not be able to start new conversations for a certain period of timebut Mark Zuckerberg's company has already indicated that this restriction will not mean a permanent ban users to use WhatsApp.

For its part, the newspaper WABetaInfo has indicated that “restricted users They will still be able to receive and respond to messages from existing chats and groups“, so it is believed that what Meta intends is for the offender to have time to correct your behavior.

However, this function, which is already available in its test version for beta users, It is expected to come to WhatsApp in a future updatefor which there is no specific date.