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WhatsApp Start Using Status Messaging Method To Clear Users About Privacy Policy

WhatsApp Start Using Status Messaging Method To Clear Users About Privacy Policy

WhatsApp the Facebook-owned messaging app has now started using WhatsApp status as a means of communicating with users about the new privacy policy. Which are appearing on users which reside in UK and US on Saturday.

The company spokesperson reveal in an email to The verge that there are many misunderstanding about their update, and they want everyone to to understand the real fact behind how WhatsApp safeguard users personal information, where by they use the status method in other to provide information to the people directly.

Their first status make it clear that WhatsApp did not have access to users information neither can Facebook, because they are end-to-end encryption. 

The first status reads “One thing that isn’t new is our commitment to your privacy,” and a reminder that “WhatsApp can’t read or listen to your personal conversations as they’re end-to-end encrypted.”

WhatsApp Start Using Status Messaging Method To Clear Users About Privacy Policy

WhatsApp Start Using Status Messaging Method To Clear Users About Privacy Policy

Those messages sent to users as a status from WhatsApp serves as great effort from the company in other to clear misperceptions from peoples mind about the privacy policy upcoming update.

The update only allows sharing logs of businesses that use WhatsApp chats on Facebook servers, where by users misinterpret the update to something else where by WhatsApp would start sharing all personal and sensitive information with Facebook.

The company also make an effort on posting an FAQ page about the new update and also postponed the date in which the update will rolls out from February till may 2021, the statement issued by the company early this month reads.

    The update does not change WhatsApp’s data sharing practices with Facebook and does not impact how people communicate privately with friends or family wherever they are in the world. WhatsApp remains deeply committed to protecting people’s privacy. We are communicating directly with users through WhatsApp about these changes so they have time to review the new policy over the course of the next month

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