WhatsApp's New Privacy Policy Confusing You? All Your Questions Answered

Daniel Fowler
January 24, 2021

The two new icons that mark video and voice calls have appeared on Release 2.2 100.7 From WhatsApp to Windows 10 operating systemAnd the Although not all users using this version can access these functions. An application that is very popular in India.

Messaging app BiP is seeing a huge uptick in downloads since Facebook-owned WhatsApp announced a controversial change to its privacy policy that has people across the globe considering alternative apps to communicate. "Many banks are already exploring the WhatsApp bill payment platform". In spite of all the doubts, we have answered some such questions in the minds of the users.

WhatsApp also clarified that contacts stored on WhatsApp are not automatically shared on Facebook. WhatsApp is not visible in any way as it is encrypted. WhatsApp is encouraging its 1.5 billion users to update the app as soon as possible.

THE PARLIAMENTARY panel on Information Technology on Thursday questioned representatives of WhatsApp over proposed its changes in privacy policy and raised concerns of Indian citizens, sources said. Although the change has been delayed to May 15 (previously February 8), users fear that it will allow WhatsApp to share their data with Facebook and other businesses.

Q. What action is the Government of India is taking towards WhatsApp? WhatsApp has stated that it will take transparency in this regard and will have new options for communicating with business accounts (business accounts) so that they can better serve their customers.

Q. How will it affect the user? Concerns were also raised about the companies' disparate reactions in the U.S. and other territories - accounts threatening violence are taken down with much more alacrity in the United States, including the president's, than in other countries such as India.

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In a nutshell, for the end-user, the most likely effect via the new policy update will be more targeted ads across Facebook-owned platforms such as Messenger, Instagram, and Facebook.

The day after WhatsApp saw a 7% decline in downloads, they tweeted an illustrated clarification list of their intentions with the new update.

Answer. So far, the option to stay away from the new privacy policy, which took effect on May 15, can not be preferred. These are what WhatsApp can share: Mobile device information like OS, phone model, screen resolution, IP addresses, language, coarse location (which means they know what city you are in but not which house you are in). However, he assured that no account will be closed.

WhatsApp says that it does not keep logs of who everyone is messaging or calling. Now, Signal also offers the possibility to create animated stickers from its Desktop app, allowing to share them with friends, the report said on Friday.

For now, of course, even the metadata track is accurate and users have no problem.

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