Web Desk: The Facebook-owned company will now allow you to block randoms from adding you to annoying group chats and spare you from unnecessary notifications.

According to reports, the app now lets you stop people from adding you to groups if theyre not a contact in your address book.

WhatsApp announced that its changing its messaging app to give users more control over which groups they choose to communicate or not communicate with,

This new feature will roll out to users in the next couple of weeks, and it will require the most updated version of WhatsApp to work.