EXPLAINED: What the new WhatsApp update means for SA users
“In terms of the revised policy, it appears that there are different terms of service and privacy policies for users in the European countries and in non-European countries.
“The regulator will engage with Facebook after the completion of the analysis.”
According to the update, WhatsApp was requesting permission from users that would allow its parent company, Facebook, and its subsidiaries, to collect user data from their devices.
This would make users’ personal data more readily available for businesses to target them more specifically, as there would be more integration of Facebook’s other products with WhatsApp.
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