Do you know Whats App will share data with Facebook privacy policy gets updated-Techweu

WhatsApp, a Facebook-owned messaging platform, has updated its privacy policy. All users have been notified that the service will share user data with other Facebook companies.

This is in stark contrast to what the company first promised in 2014 during its acquisition by Facebook, which guaranteed that WhatsApp’s goal was to know “as little as possible.”

Users have been able to opt-out so far, but after February 8th, if the parent company doesn’t want to own the data, there is only one solution: uninstall the app and stop using the service.

Do you know Whats App will share data with Facebook privacy policy gets updated-Techweu

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The information collected and shared by WhatsApp includes location data, IP addresses, phone models, operating systems, battery levels, signal strength, browsers, mobile networks, ISPs, languages, time zones, and even IMEI. You’ll also find information about messaging, calls, participating groups, status, profile pictures, last time you were online, and more.

Do you know Whats App will share data with Facebook privacy policy gets updated

WhatsApp has added another section called “Transactions and Payment Data” that specifies that the platform will also process additional information about payments made through the app. The company claims this is for analytical purposes, but provides other Facebook companies with unique identifiers.

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Although the privacy policy is global, users in the European Union received only one bullet point in their notifications. Thanks to the stricter privacy law, well known as the GDPR, WhatsApp users in 27 European countries do not share their data with third parties.

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