Those Who Do Not Share Their Data With Facebook Will Not be Able to Use WhatsApp

Those Who Do Not Share Their Data With Facebook Will Not be Able to Use WhatsApp

WhatsApp announced its new privacy policy, which will take effect on 8 February 2021. The statements made on the company’s website reveal that WhatsApp can comfortably exchange data with Facebook from now on. Moreover, users who do not allow data sharing will not be able to use WhatsApp. In December, there were talk of changes to WhatsApp‘s terms of service. In this context, the company, which made an update on its website, also announced the terms of the “Privacy Policy” prepared for 2021. According to the statements made by WhatsApp, the new conditions and privacy principles of the instant messaging application will be effective as of February 8, 2021.

Users will have to approve these terms with an in-app notification on their phones until that day. Otherwise, it seems that access to the application will not be possible. As you know, Facebook bought WhatsApp years ago. This situation was met with reaction from the consumers. After all, it was a common knowledge that Facebook had a bad track record in user privacy. WhatsApp‘s new terms and privacy policies are of a kind that will drive users against Facebook infuriated.

Whether WhatsApp shares user data with Facebook has been a generally discussed issue to date. However, this will change in 2021. According to the official statements made by the company, the data of the app users will now be shared with Facebook. Moreover, every consumer who wants to use WhatsApp has to give this approval. Because WhatsApp team does not offer you a different option.

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