WhatsApp Privacy Policy Update Delays Till May | Techno Ashwath

 WhatsApp has announced that it is delaying implementation of the new privacy policy till May 2021, as the company wants users to understand the new terms and then agree. It admitted that the new policy has caused plenty of confusion and there has been a lot of misinformation about the changes as well. Further, WhatsApp as also promised that it will not delete anyone’s account on February 8.

WhatsApp Privacy Policy Update Delays Till May 


The Facebook-owned company is giving users at least three months of time to properly review and accept the policy. WhatsApp said that the privacy policy will come into effect on May 15. Here’s a look at how all this started and what the situation is currently.

WhatsApp issues clarification:

As people were concerned about privacy and planned to migrate to other messaging apps, WhatsApp clarified that neither it nor Facebook can see users’ private messages or hear their calls. The company said that all the messages are end-to-end encrypted, and it doesn’t keep logs of who people message or call. The service also tried to clarify that WhatsApp can’t see the shared location (neither can Facebook), and it doesn’t share users’ contacts with Facebook.

WhatsApp extends deadline of privacy policy agreement

WhatsApp had asked its users to accept the new privacy policy by February 8, but it has now extended the deadline to May 15. The company believes that users are confused about their new terms and that they don’t have proper clarity on the latest privacy policy. WhatsApp has also confirmed the account of users won’t be deleted on February 8.

“We’re now moving back the date on which people will be asked to review and accept the terms. No one will have their account suspended or deleted on February 8. We’re also going to do a lot more to clear up the misinformation around how privacy and security works on WhatsApp. We’ll then go to people gradually to review the policy at their own pace before new business options are available on May 15,”

WhatsApp Tweet:

Can we Use WhatsApp After Feb 8 by Disagreeing Privacy Policy?

As We said above , WhatsApp has removed there Privacy Update Temporarily, i.e till May 15th, So Until May 15th You can Use WhatsApp without agreeing there privacy, as of the update will not be implemented until May 15th.

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