A list of noteworthy changes in Contacts+ apps and services:
The new "Data Protection Service" was added - automatically detecting and blocking mass-deletion events of tags or contacts.
This new feature can be enabled here.
Issue affecting some accounts where contact pictures would disappear after a contact had been modified was fixed
Google sync was re-written from scratch to work with Google's newer People APIs, due to older API deprecation.
Contacts+ sync flow overall improvements, several issues were fixed and sync was made faster.
A new business card scanning was deployed to Contacts+ for Android reducing the wait time for a card transcription from an average of 30 minutes to a few seconds, helping users scan multiple cards in real-time. Coming soon to iOS and Web clients.
Contacts+ security improvements to better protect our services and your data from malicious behavior
November 16, 2020
Recalculating duplicates suggestions on all accounts, to remove some bad suggestions that were added in an older version of our deduplication service. You can see the latest duplicates suggestions here - please let us know if you find more bad suggestions.
November 15, 2020
Updates suggestions will no longer be applied to contacts without a name, this was a major cause of wrong updates suggestions in the past, so this change should improve updates accuracy.
November 3, 2020
Contacts deduplication improvements and bug fixes.
November 2, 2020
Fixed an issue with "Cleanup" toggles that can't be enabled that had affected a few accounts.
October 15, 2020
Gmail signature extraction improvements and bug fixes.
October 8, 2020
Contacts+ SAR website identity verification fixed.
October 6, 2020
Contacts+ chrome extension security improvements and required changes for Chrome version 87
October 5, 2020
Duplicates settings changes - added user control on when deduplication is run and how it behaves
October 1, 2020
Duplicates detection improvements.
September 23, 2020
Fixes and improvements to Outlook contacts and photos sync.
December 20, 2020
Due to Twitter API policy Assistant's updates section will no longer add twitter handles to contacts