Alert – Whatsapp Will Stop Working After Feb 8 If You Don’t Accept these

Alert – Whatsapp Will Stop Working After Feb 8 If You Don’t Accept these

WhatsApp’s updated terms of service and privacy policy gives more insight into how the messaging platform will use user data and, more importantly, share it with its parent company Facebook going forward. Users have till February 8, 2021 to accept these in order to continue using the platform.

Why do I need to accept this policy?

WhatsApp updating its terms of service and privacy policy is not new. Most software services do update their services occasionally. It is standard practice that in order to continue using these services, the user accepts the new conditions and policy. This time, WhatsApp is giving a deadline of February 8, 2021 to accept the new policy or delete your account.

What are the important policy changes?

The older version of the privacy policy, used to start with the following lines: ‘Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA. Since we started WhatsApp, we’ve aspired to build our Services with a set of strong privacy principles in mind.’

Those lines are no longer part of the new privacy policy. However, WhatsApp stays end-to-end encrypted. Which means it can’t see your messages, or share it with anyone. But the new policy suggests an increasing reliance on other Facebook products.

What are some of the changes with regard to other Facebook Company products?

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy notes that when users rely on “third-party services or other Facebook Company Products that are integrated with our Services, those third-party services may receive information about what you or others share with them.” Examples of this kind of third-party integration include using the in-app video player to play content from a third-party platform.

WhatsApp explains that when a user relies on this, information such as IP address and the fact that you are a WhatsApp user, may be provided to the third-party in question or to another Facebook company product….Read More>>

Source:- techiyogiz

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