If you are a WhatsApp user, you would have received a terms & conditions pop-up asking for your agreement on it. Well, we are sure you all would have promptly clicked on the accept button to proceed. Now, what if we say that if by 8th Feb you will not agree to the new policies, WhatsApp will delete your account!
So, in case if you have skipped reading the complete information. We are summarizing the key points from the WhatsApp Policy 2021 for you in this piece of information.
If you are looking for an answer to know What Has Changed?
So let us clear out this, in terms of messaging or conversation functions, nothing has changed. However, the type of information from your account to be shared with Facebook has changed.
What Data Will Be Collected By WhatsApp?
This integration will be similar to the integration of Instagram direct messages and Facebook messenger. Thus the integrated services will help WhatsApp to add more features & services such as Rooms, which has been making its way to get introduced soon.
Why Exchanging Data With Facebook Is Problematic?
As mentioned in the new policy, WhatsApp is likely to use your data is to provide better service, improve user experience & make sure better security for the user by brawling spam.
However, if you use WhatsApp services with third-party services or with Facebook Company Products, they may obtain your information. For example, if you use the WhatsApp share button for sharing any news/product listed on an e-commerce website or if you access the services/share content with WhatsApp business accounts; your content is likely to be shared with Facebook and third-party service providers.
So, don't bewilder when you can see products/services similar to what you have been seeing or asking from your friends & family.
Will Your Messages Be Shared With Facebook?
No. The privacy on your personal chat is still the same & the messages remain encrypted. Neither the third party nor the WhatsApp entities can read them. So your privacy in that sense remains the same.
Are Your WhatsApp Messages Being Stored?
And this encryption applies to your personal as well business WhatsApp account. Also, refer to the new features introduced by WhatsApp to know more.
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As the controversies and questions about privacy, while using WhatsApp aroused, the newly launched app Signal & Telegram got instant prominence siting solution for same.
With this article, all the important features of the recent policy amendments made by WhatsApp have also ended. We have tried to make the information simplest & easiest to understand for you. So, now it's all up to you whether you want to continue using the services or switch to another app concerning your complete data privacy.
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