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WhatsApp has now released an official statement clearing rumors of its new terms of service and policies.
WhatsApp has said the change in its recently updated policy doesn't affect privacy of messages with friends or family. The data sharing will happen between Facebook Business and WhatsApp Business accounts. People who use this social messenger for messaging and not for business purposes will remain unaffected.
We want to address some rumors and be 100% clear we continue to protect your private messages with end-to-end encryption. pic.twitter.com/6qDnzQ98MP— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) January 12, 2021
It says, WhatsApp cannot see your private messages or hear your calls and neither can Facebook.
WhatsApp does keep logs of who everyone is messaging or calling.
WhatsApp cannot see your shared location and neither can Facebook.
WhatsApp does not share your contacts with Facebook.
WhatsApp groups remains private.
You can set your messages to disappear.
You can download your data.