Things you must know about WhatsApp changes in terms and policies

Things you must know about WhatsApp changes in terms and policies

The popular messaging platform WhatsApp owned by Facebook has updated its privacy policy. Users are receiving this notice via a pop-up alert in the app. Keep reading to discover all about it!

The popular messaging platform WhatsApp owned by Facebook has updated its privacy policy. Users are receiving this notice via a pop-up alert in the app. Read on to find out all the details you need to know if your are a heavy user of WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. 

2021 begins with a controversial renewal of the Conditions and Privacy policy of one of the most popular applications: WhatsApp. Until February 8, the messaging service will put its users in a dilemma where they will have to choose whether to give up their data or stop using the application.

2021 begins with a controversial renewal of the Conditions and Privacy policy of one of the most popular applications: WhatsApp.

Facebook had acquired the application at the end of 2014 although it had not yet advanced on the data of its users through that route. But to offer deeper integrations between the two applications, the company decided to update the data encryption parameters.

Most users will have to abide by this new regulation except those who reside in the European Union. According to the EU data protection regulation put into practice in 2018, the inhabitants of the region are protected from the homologation of their data.

You might be wondering: What data will Facebook have access to when accepting your new policy? Well, Facebook will have access to: Contact details, Profile picture, Purchase and Payment data, IP address, Location and Contacts in your agenda. 

Telegram popularity is growing due to the terms and policy changes in WhatsApp. 

Telegram popularity is growing due to the terms and policy changes in WhatsApp. Telegram is end-to-end encrypted and it uses a more secure MTProto protocol for high-grade security. Telegram uses a peculiar distributed infrastructure wherein the relevant decryption keys are divided into two parts – and they are “never kept in the same place as the data they protect.”

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