Privacy related Issues flooded Whatsapp users to switch, Jan 2021
As everyone knows that Facebook, the parent company of Whatsapp, announced that Some of the data will be transferred to Facebook for Enhancing it’s business in terms of Ads and to optimize it’s ads there in Facebook. But Facebook also said that whatsapp will be still Secure after all these things, Facebook’s owner Mark zuckerberg proudly announced that Whatsapp will still be end to end encrypted as before it was.
But after This all Something Happened as the entire facebook company may not expected that it could be possible to happen in this rate, A huge amount of Users were started switching their primary social app to other apps like Telegram and Signal this switching rate was extremely high as the users thought that their Privacy is in the point of knife.
So Almost everyone was scared about that and started switching to telegram and signal. In the switchers almost everyone referred to the signal app for their Primary Chatting application because it was as secure as the whatsapp has.
This Incident completely shocked the brain of Facebook and they tried to catch their users back , so they continuously posted the privacy related misconceptions among the users at whatsapp’s official website. But this did not happen anymore, finally everyone was notified by 4 statuses of Whatsapp shown as shown below.
There they confessed that they are not going to take those Data from the users what they announced before to take.
Now on Friday they decided to keep on hold their new policies for now, because of the unexpected switching. And on Sunday they Gave 4 statuses to express their decision on the new policy. Now the switch may have been paused for now , and it is expected that it could happen in future also, If whatsapp release this policy in future.
The current situation may be in control of Whatsapp now. (Expected, not sure)
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