People remember how this update throws light at the contrast, the company initially promised in 2014. During the acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp had assured that its goal was to know "as little as possible" and the users could opt-out until now. Now if you don’t want your data to be owned by the parent company, you will have to uninstall the app and stop using the service. Netizens have flooded social media with funny memes and jokes! Take a look:
Peoples are shifting from WhatsApp to #Telegram !!!
— hey.drashya 🎃 (@0verThink_Er) January 7, 2021
— Versha Chaudhary (@Vershaposts) January 7, 2021
— Afzal Ahmed | Digital Marketer (@DigitalAfzal) January 7, 2021
Who Did This?
see full image ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/0B66vv0hnn
— A K i B (@akibaliii) January 7, 2021
*People migrating to #Telegram
after WhatsApp changes it policy*
Me who's already using it for downloading movies& webseries: pic.twitter.com/Mbrtn4rpIL
— SARCASM🐨 (@ssaarrccaassm) January 7, 2021
Back in 2018, WhatsApp that planned to enter India’s payments market, has said it may share customers’ payments data with its parent Facebook, at a time when the latter was dealing with questions about how it uses customer data.
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