New 2021 policies for The WhatsApp Not only have they made a change to the app’s game rules for this year, but also a mass migration of users who know that starting February 8th some data will be shared with The social networking site Facebook. Because of this, Telegram and Signal have caught the attention (and downloads) of many by presenting themselves as safe options in terms of privacy on both iOS and Android.
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What happened in the last few days caused the messaging app to issue a file Release on aboard of the plane Rumors and be 100% clear: We continue to protect your private messages with end-to-end encryption, Stating that with the latest “Terms of Service” they will not change or affect this Privacy of your messages with friends or family.
In the picture you can read the explanation of the main doubts of users:
- WhatsApp cannot see your private messages or hear your calls, and neither is Facebook.
- WhatsApp does not keep logs of who calls or sends text messages.
- WhatsApp cannot see your shared location and Facebook cannot either.
- WhatsApp groups are kept private.
- You can make your messages disappear.
- You can download your data.
What is my WhatsApp information Facebook will know
With this message, the app made it clear The WhatsApp Ni The social networking site Facebook They can read your private messages or access shared sites because Always private and end-to-end encrypted, But data such as contact list, location (different from the real-time location shared with other users), in-app purchases, usage data and other metadata that will be shown on Facebook for commercial purposes, i.e. to do business or purchase options.
The instant messaging app contact also refers to the contact list. It just claims Uploads to WhatsApp servers, but not shared with FacebookAs well as status updates, which “They remain private because they are end-to-end encrypted and only the people you choose from your privacy settings can receive and view them.”.