WhatsApp’s clarification on policy changes, ‘no change in data sharing with Facebook with new updates’
Instant messaging app WhatsApp has clarified after being criticized worldwide. Explaining the change in data sharing policy, WhatsApp has said that there will be no change in data sharing with Facebook with the new update. Chat and call details will be completely safe and an end to end encryption will also continue.
Whatsapp chief Will Cathcart explained
Following the criticisms, WhatsApp chief Will Cathcart tweeted and clarified this. Cathcart said that the company has updated its policy to be transparent and to provide information about the alternative features of people-to-business. He said, “It is important for us to be clear that this update is for providing business-related information. This is not going to affect our policies to share data with Facebook.