Posted on: January 9, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

WhatsApp has announced changes to its Privacy Policy which will take effect from 8th February. The question now arises that with the update in the privacy policy, why is everyone suddenly getting hyped about the upcoming changes?

So there are 3 categories of WhatsApp users right now. One who actually bothered to go through the privacy policy, second are those who just clicked on “Agree” and third are still waiting to make a decision regarding what to do.

Unless you have been living under a rock, you would be aware of the new changes that are coming forth which include data-sharing between Facebook and WhatsApp. Previously during a Congress Briefing, Facebook CEO testified that WhatsApp systems don’t talk to Facebook but now after 8th Feb, this is exactly what is going to happen.  Here is the full exchange:

Aside from the dumb questions that the senators asked and much to Zuckerberg’s amusement, it can clearly be seen that he is going away from his approach in 2018. He had hinted before that there is a possibility of deep integration of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, and that is exactly what is happening right now.

Here is a picture which is going viral regarding data which WhatsApp collects:

Now before we get to the nitty-gritty of what’s right