5 Ways New WhatsApp Updates Could Have An Effect on You.

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The popular messaging app, WhatsApp recently updated its new Terms and Privacy Policy and as the February 8th activation date gets closers, users are criticising the app over data protection concerns.

They’re additionally switching to different messaging platforms.

Below Are 5 Ways The Updates Will Affect You

1.Users cannot opt-out and will lose access to their accounts if they don’t agree to the terms.

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2.WhatsApp will now have the right to share users data such as phone numbers, IP addresses, and payments made through the app with Facebook and other Facebook-owned platforms like Instagram.

3.Also, if people use WhatsApp to talk with businesses that use Facebook’s hosting technology to manage those chats, those messages could be used by the business to target people with adverts on Facebook.

4.The update will apply regardless of whether or not a WhatsApp user has a Facebook account.

5.WhatsApp users in Europe and the UK, where there are strict data protection laws will be required to give their consent for Facebook to access their data, including their phone numbers and information about how they interact with others, in order to continue using the app.

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