In another status, WhatsApp said the app doesn’t share your location with anyone except the person whom the user is sharing their location. The app further said it doesn’t share the user’s contact number to the Facebook account without the user’s permission.
Later, in a series of tweets, the company confirmed that it is pushing back the date from February 8, 2021, to May, for now.
the app pushed the dates February 8 to May to agree to the new terms in order to continue using the platform. No account will be suspended or deleted on February 8, messaging app WhatsApp said.
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WhatsApp had recently released an official statement in which it said the policy update does not affect the privacy of user’s messages with friends or family in any way. Instead, this update includes changes related to messaging a business on WhatsApp, which is optional and provides further transparency about how we collect and use data.