“We want to make it quite clear that we will not confine ourselves to the way WhatsApp operates to people who have yet to receive the upgrade as a result of recent conversations with various bodies and privacy experts,” a WhatsApp spokesman told The Verge in a statement. WhatsApp said that the plan is progressing indefinitely to The Verge.
WhatsApp emphasizes in an update to the company’s FAQ website that users are not terminated or lose their own accounts if the new regulations are refused. In that respect, WhatsApp will still issue these calls to update “once in a while,” he told the Verge. WhatsApp. On the WhatsApp support website, most users that saw the update accepted the upgrade.
On the FAQ page, the firm seeks to disregard these privacy worries by stressing that the new policy mainly concerns corporate messages and Facebook does not have access to the location data or message logs of individuals. WhatsApp head Will Cathcart has also written a more detailed Twitter thread.