WhatsApp New Policy

Is these worrying things for us

In this article, we will discuss the new WhatsApp policy, that we all worried about our private information regarding our messages and all the detail that we stored in WhatsApp.

We all know Facebook owns WhatsApp. And recently some time facebook image is not good in Criteria or terms of user data policy.

And at this time WhatsApp shows a popup for its new privacy policy, and also without agreeing with this policy, we can not use WhatsApp after 8 Feb 2021.

But after genrate so much issue and pressure on facebook for this,WhatsApp extended deadline of 3 month.

Means 15 May 2021.

So, now what will do,
The first point is,
Is This policy harm our chat data or message detail

so the direct answer is really not.
WhatsApp uses an end-to-end encryption message service, which means the sender and receiver are only able to read this message chat, not and other person included WhatsApp.
In a simple way this message store in code formate in the server.
So don’t worried about this point.

After this main clarification, we all get a query is, then what is the meaning of the new privacy policy. and why WhatsApp shows the popup for this and also why they needed our permission.

Sharing data with Facebook will help “personalisation” of content and the display of relevant advertisements across the group’s multiple social platforms, WhatsApp said in a blog post on January 4. It also enables users to interlink services such as a Facebook Pay account to pay for purchases on the messaging app.

First is don’t distract our mind-reading wrong news or anything. That they ask is this policy harmful to our private information(but not sure)

So first what is the new policy,

And more information you can read this description

Here is describe all things in detail.

So let’s start to discuss what things whatsApp needs by users,

“The information we share with the other Facebook Companies includes your account registration information (such as your phone number), transaction data, service-related information, information on how you interact with others (including businesses) when using our Services, mobile device information, your IP address, and may include other information identified in the Privacy Policy section entitled ‘Information We Collect’ or obtained upon notice to you or based on your consent.”

So, uh, to put it bluntly… everything. Facebook can view just about any information used in WhatsApp.
And, if you’d like to continue using WhatsApp, you’ll have no choice but to allow Facebook that access.

And let’s see what whatsApp mentions,

According to Bloomberg,

  • Why does Facebook want the data?

It says it needs it to help operate and improve its offerings. More broadly, almost all of the $21.5 billion in revenue Facebook generated in the third quarter of 2020 came from ads, and there are none in WhatsApp. The company wants to be able to serve more targeted ads to people on Facebook and Instagram by also knowing their usage habits on WhatsApp, and let businesses take payments in WhatsApp for items that, for instance, were clicked on in Instagram ads.

  • Is the policy the same globally?

No. There’s a difference in the text for Europe compared with the rest of the world. In the U.S., for instance, WhatsApp explicitly says it wants to be able to let users start connecting their Facebook Pay account “to pay for things on WhatsApp,” and let them chat with friends on other Facebook products, such as Portal, “by connecting your WhatsApp account.” This text does not appear in the version applicable to Europe.

  • Who benefits from the privacy policy changes?

Businesses, mainly. WhatsApp says companies will be able to use new tools to communicate with, and sell to, customers on Facebook’s platform. It also said that specifically for the messages exchanged between a user and a company, that business “can see what you’re saying and may use that information for its own marketing purposes, which may include advertising on Facebook.” But other beneficiaries include rival services such as Signal, the messaging app run by a foundation created by WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton after he sold that company to Facebook. Signal, which relies on donations rather than advertisers for money, said it’s seen a surge in downloads following WhatsApp’s privacy policy update.


What is facebook co. Statement regarding this issue,

Facebook said it wanted to “build the best messaging experiences we can; and people want messaging to be fast, simple, reliable and private.” It added: “We’re working on making more of our messaging products end-to-end encrypted and considering ways to make it easier to reach friends and family across networks.”

So yes if you have a problem regarding share this information with WhatsApp(Facebook).so its worrying things for you,

One time also, I said this point that,
WhatsApp cannot get your private information like chat details and all, they just needed this bit of information to improve his business and display of relevant advertisements across the group’s multiple social platforms like Google.

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