Panic Grips Whatsapp Users Over Privacy: Will Facebook Have UPI Payments Details?
Recently, every Whatsapp user got an in house update in regards to terms and conditions. This intrusive update was made compulsory as users who deny it will lose access to their account. This update that most of us accepted mindlessly will give Whatsapp to share information with its owner company Facebook.
A lot of furious Whatsapp users have shown their concerns towards this update since Facebook has been unpopular for privacy breaches. Whatsapp has come up with clarifications to rectify the situation.
Clarification By Whatsapp
It also clarified that Facebook will come into the picture only in case of business related conversations, “With regards to business messaging, we are not mandating users to share data. Every user will be notified within the chat if the business they are talking to has chosen to use Facebook to manage and store their WhatsApp messages,” it said.
Whatsapp Payment Policies
Moreover, some of the popular personalities like Elon Musk, Edward Snowden and Jack Dorsey have come forward expressing their concerns. Musk, recently announced as the world’s richest man, recommended against using WhatsApp through a simple tweet saying
Signal is another messaging app like Whatsapp and Telegram but is smaller and more encrypted. After Elon Musk’s endorsement, the app actually saw 100,000 users downloading it from Google Play Store and App Store.