WhatsApp bowed over new terms, deadline of data sharing policy postponed

WhatsApp has made a big announcement about the new privacy policy.

WhatsApp says that there are many questions and confusion among users regarding the change in the privacy policy, due to which it is being postponed for the time being.

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  • Last Updated:January 16, 2021, 8:10 AM IST

WhatsApp has made a big announcement about the change in its policy. Facebook-approved messaging app WhatsApp has postponed changes to its policy for the time being. For information, let us know that the company was going to implement its new privacy policy from February 8, for which users were getting a ‘Terms & Conditions’ message popping up and they had to accept it. The company says that there are many questions and confusion among the users regarding the change in our privacy policy, due to which it is being postponed for the present time, so that the users can get some time to review and understand it.

The company said in its blog post, ‘We are moving back the date. No account will be suspended or deleted on February 8. With this, we are working to clarify the misinformation spread about the privacy and security of WhatsApp. WhatsApp recently started giving updates to its users about the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. WhatsApp had told in this how she processes users’ data and shares it (data) with Facebook.

Not only this, it was also said in the update that in order to continue using the services of WhatsApp, the users have to accept the new terms and policy by February 8, 2021, otherwise the users will not be able to use WhatsApp further.

Cleaning WhatsApp on Privacy PolicyFor information, let us know that on January 5, WhatsApp announced a change in its privacy policy, after which a notification show is happening on the app of crores of users, in which the privacy policy was being asked to be accepted. Many users were unhappy with this update and decided to shift to platforms like Telegram, Telegram and Signal. WhatsApp also clarified on this and said on its Twitter handle, ‘We had updated our privacy policy . Many questions have also arisen on the updated policy and at the same time wrong information is also being spread, in such a situation, we want to answer some of your questions which many other people have also asked us. We have made WhatsApp very hard so that our users can connect privately to each other.

WhatsApp said in its blog, ‘We have helped to provide end-to-end encryption facilities to people all over the world and we will maintain this security technology in a similar way. Thank you all for helping us to contact us, stop spreading rumors and share the fact. We will keep trying our best to make WhatsApp the best means of personal conversation ‘.


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