Privacy policy statement from WhatsApp! They stepped back…

WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, stated that it was confused about the last update and announced that it has delayed the deadline for the update, which includes the new terms of service, until May 15. “We are now taking back the date that people will be asked to study and accept the terms,” ​​the statement said.

WhatsApp, made a new statement after receiving intense reaction about the updated “privacy policy”. The statement pointed out that there was confusion regarding the latest update of the application, and it was stated that there was a lot of misinformation that caused concern and they wanted to help everyone understand the principles and facts of the application. In the statement, it was emphasized that personal conversations are always protected with end-to-end encryption, and it was noted that neither WhatsApp nor Facebook can see private messages. In the statement, which pointed out that this will not change with the update in question, it was stated that the update provides more transparency about how the data is collected and used.


In the statement, it was stated that the update did not expand the ability of the application to share data with Facebook, and the time required for people to review and accept the terms was postponed to a later date. “We will do more to shed some misinformation about how privacy and security works on WhatsApp,” emphasizing that no one’s account will be suspended or deleted on February 8, as previously stated. expression was used. In this context, it was noted that the deadline was postponed to 15 May. Privacy policy advocates for consumers around the world have reacted to these changes by WhatsApp. Advocates recalling the poor history of Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, in supporting consumer interests when processing data, He advised his users to switch to other platforms such as Telegram. The delay was considered an obstacle to WhatsApp’s revenue generation scheme by facilitating commercial exchanges in the messaging app.

WhatsApp’s “Privacy Policy”, updated on January 4, was also featured on the application’s official site. In the text on the site, it was emphasized that WhatsApp is a part of Facebook companies, and the following were recorded:

“In order to operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support and market our services, WhatsApp must receive or collect certain information, including when you install, use or access our services. The types of data we receive and collect depend on how you use our services. We need certain information to provide our services and without it we cannot provide our services to you.

WhatsApp, which is part of Facebook companies, receives information from and shares information with other Facebook companies. We may use the information we receive from these companies to operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support and market our services and the possibilities offered by these companies, including Facebook company products, and these companies may also use the information we share with them.

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