Policy mandates all users to agree its data sharing with Facebook or quit
Many users have switched to alternative platforms
WhatsApp clarifies individual chats will not be affected.
Update will not affect privacy of chats with friends and family
Chats will continue to be protected by end-to-end encryption.
WhatsApp or Facebook can’t hear the conversations over calls
Groups on WhatsApp are also private.
Location shared by users can’t be accessed by WhatsApp or Facebook.
Chat app has not shared anyone’s contacts with Facebook
Users can set their messages to disappear
They can download their own data
Update relates to managing of businesses