WhatsApp will now share personal data of users including phone numbers and locations with its parent company, Facebook, it announced after updating terms of service.
Previously, the popular messaging app was touted as an encrypted platform, which meant that its two billion users around the world had strong user privacy.
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However, starting from February 8th the company will be collecting and sharing user data including location data, IP addresses, phone model, OS, battery level, signal strength, browser, mobile network, ISP, language, time zone, and even IMEI. Read more…..
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