WhatsApp obliges messenger users to share data with Facebook

(ORDO NEWS) — The network has information about the update of the terms of use of WhatsApp. Now users will be required to share personal data with Facebook in order to continue using the messenger.

Time to “think” is given, not a little – until February 8, 2021. It is on this day that all users who want to continue using WhatsApp for communication will have to agree to the new agreement of the company, ArsTechnica reports.

Screenshot of WhatsApp with a proposal to accept the new agreement

As for the information itself that the application will send to the “parent company”, it will include registration data associated with your account (including a phone number), and transaction data, and data related to services, in including regarding user interaction. Also, Facebook will receive information about users’ mobile devices, IP addresses, etc.


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