Although WhatsApp clarified that the U.K. and the E.U. will be exempt from the changes in the policy, the mistrust in the app continued on. The company released a statement followed by an adjustment to the FAQ’s section that clarified: “The policy update does not affect the privacy of your messages with friends or family in any way. Instead, this update includes changes related to messaging a business on WhatsApp, which is optional, and provides further transparency about how we collect and use data.”
This is sure to cause turbulence in the app’s rate of consumption along with its parent company’s audience reception.
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