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WhatsApp Update: Why You must Accept the New Service and Privacy Policy

Leak reports on the new WhatsApp Terms and Service Policy was only making it around the corner still date, but now the company has started notifying the users to accept it. The new WhatsApp Terms and Service policy comes into effect starting from 8 February 2021. As per reports, the users are bound to accept the updated policy to continue usage of WhatsApp, else they must delete the app from their device.

As we said, the new WhatsApp Policy comes into effect starting from January second week, so the company has made it clear that anyone not interested to accept the new Terms and Policies must delete their accounts.

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Now the users in India have started receiving notifications on their devices on opening WhatsApp which reads, “By tapping AGREE, you accept the new terms and privacy policy, which take effect on February 8, 2021. After this date, you’ll need to accept these updates to continue using WhatsApp. You can also visit the Help Center if you would prefer to delete your account and would like more information.”

The new Privacy policy reveals a lot about on How WhatsApp shares information with Facebook which was not there in the earlier updates. It’s also mentioned How Facebook will store and manage the users’chats for business. Earlier, a WhatsApp Spokesperson had revealed about this update and had warned, to continue using WhatsApp users would be bound to accept its conditions.

Worth mentioning that WhatsApp is planning to introduce a number of new features this year. Prime among the ones is the Multiple Copy Paste feature which will allow users to directly copy and paste multiple photos and videos from one chat to another without forwarding it. Now this feature is in testing mode and in Beta version.

Besides, the users also can make Audio Video calling from WhatsApp web on their desktops and laptops. Introduction of this new feature might prove a threat to the existing Video calling apps such as Zoom and Google Meet.

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