Venmo will let you hide friends list after Joe Biden’s account was discovered – CNET
Following an incident earlier this month in which BuzzFeed reporters found President Joe Biden’s Venmo account with ease, Venmo says it’ll roll out a feature allowing people to make their friends lists private or decide who can see them, BuzzFeed said Friday.
A Venmo representative confirmed the report to CNET, saying: “We’re consistently evolving and strengthening the Venmo platform for all of our customers. As part of these ongoing efforts, we have added in-app controls providing customers an option to select a public, friends-only, or private setting for their friends list.”
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Tipster Jane Manchun Wong also tweeted about the upcoming feature Friday, writing: “Venmo is working on friends list privacy settings after Joe Biden’s Venmo friend list was uncovered. Users will also be able to choose whether to appear in other users’ friends lists.”
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May 28, 2021 at 04:48PM