According to TechCrunch, WhatsApp will turn off messaging options for users who do not agree to its latest terms and conditions by May 15.
The website says users who do not accept the latest terms and conditions of the instant messaging request by May 15 will either not be able to send or receive messages.
According to the website, accounts that have been inactive for 120 days can be deleted.
According to the tech website, the app will continue to allow users – who have not yet accepted the new terms of service – to take advantage of call and notification functions for a short period after the deadline, which is probably “something”. Weeks “.
In January, WhatsApp announced its new update, which allows users’ data to be shared with Facebook. Thousands of people around the world switched to alternative mobile apps such as Telegram and Signal.
However, WhatsApp later clarified that it could not read or listen to a user’s chat and that the purpose of the update was to enable payment in other businesses.
Does WhatsApp share any information with Facebook?
It’s public information that WhatsApp already shares some data with Facebook – which currently owns the mobile app – such as users’ IP addresses and purchases made through the platform.
However, these privacy laws vary from country to country. For example, the same laws do not apply in Europe or the UK.
Earlier, Geo Pakistan had approached digital rights expert Osama Khilji to explain the implications of the new WhatsApp terms and conditions.
Khilji, who is also the director of the digital rights organization Bolo Bhi, said one-on-one conversations between users would be “confidential”.
However, he explained that WhatsApp would now provide “some information” to its parent company, Facebook.
Khilji had said that now WhatsApp will be able to help a user’s status, mobile usage, internet and phone account and IP address through an account.
The director also said that “they will use this information to target you through Facebook ads.”