WhatsApp resolves issue that exposed some users’ phone numbers in Google search results

WhatsApp has resolved an issue that caused phone numbers of some of its users to appear in Google search results.

The fix comes days after a researcher revealed that the phone number of WhatsApp users who created a simplified link to allow others to chat with them or join a group appeared in search results.

In a statement, a WhatsApp spokesperson said that this feature, called Click to Chat, is designed to help users, especially small and microbusinesses around the world connect with their customers.

“While we appreciate this researcher’s report and value the time that he

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