After much controversy in recent times due to new terms of service, such as not to mention users’ “getaway” for alternative platforms Wire I The hint, WhatsApp decided to back out: company Announced This Friday (15) that the new terms will take effect from 15 May instead of 8 February as originally scheduled.
In a post on its blog, the company recalls that it was founded with privacy as a basic principle: “WhatsApp was created with a simple idea: what you share with your friend and family You have it. This means that we will always protect your conversations with end-to-end encryption, so that neither WhatsApp nor Facebook can see your private messages. “
“That’s why we are recording who you are calling or calling. We can’t even see the location data you’ve shared, and we don’t share your contact list with Facebook, “he recalls.
According to the company, the new terms of service were Misunderstood. Users will have new options for interacting with companies on WhatsApp, and they provide greater transparency about how data from these interactions will be collected and used.
“Although not everyone interacts with a company on WhatsApp today, we believe that in the future people will want to do so, and it is important that they are aware of these services,” WhatsApp.
WhatsApp has promised that no one will delete or suspend their account on February 8, and they will do “too much” to clear up misunderstandings about how privacy and security in their app works.