WhatsApp: You can now retrieve chat histories of blocked contacts
Monday, August 13, 2018, 10:14 PM
WhatsApp is testing yet another new feature and this one pertains to blocking. First spotted by WABetaInfo in WhatsApp's Android beta version 2.18.246, the new feature works via a revamped 'Report' button and allows users to retrieve chat histories of contacts and groups they blocked. While the feature is currently available in beta, a public roll out is expected fairly soon.
why 'blocked' Facebook contacts were able to message you!
Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10:24 AM
If you were wondering why your ex was able to message you on Facebook even after you blocked him or her, blame a bug for that mess up. Facebook revealed that a privacy bug, impacting 800,000 users, allowed even those who've been blocked on the platform or Messenger to become unblocked, and so blocked Facebook contacts were able to message you. Mashable reported.