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WhatsApp delays privacy update following concerns over Facebook data sharing

por Cecila Swann (2021-02-14)

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WhatsApp is pushing back an update to its privacy policy following significant backlash and confusion.
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WhatsApp on Friday said it was postponing an update to its privacy policy following concerns and calls from users to switch to other encrypted apps like Signal and Telegram. The Facebook-owned app is now giving users until May 15 to review and Universitas Terbaik di Lampung accept its new policy, which relates to how businesses access user information. "No one will have their account suspended or deleted on February 8," WhatsApp said in a blog post. "We're also going to do a lot more to clear up the misinformation around how privacy and security works on WhatsApp."

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Earlier this week, WhatsApp published an FAQ clarifying the terms of its updated privacy policy and responding to concerns that it shares personal information with parent company Privacy advocates (as well as ) have called for WhatsApp's users to  says personal messages are also protected by end-to-end