Whatsapp the messenger and call app that was merged with Facebook through the acquisition of Facebook wants to mandate its users to accept the updated terms of service and privacy policies until February 8, 2021. In case you don’t want to accept the new terms, a user may opt to delete their accounts.
The important changes consist of more information on WhatsApp’s service and how it processes user data. The updates also tell us how businesses use Facebook hosted services to store and manage their Whatsapp chats.
More details on Whatsapp sharing of information
What do we think is expected from it?
Keeping the integrity of your data
If you are interested in limiting the data you share with Whatsapp, you must be wary and extra vigilant about which type of information you send on your chats and calls. To avoid being a target of future spear phishing occurrences, we suggest that you keep your personal details answerable by what, who, why and how away from the messenger app. The chat application, in any event, may get breached in the future. Thus, becomes the entry point for threat actors to collect data, it is not that far that chat logs can be leaked despite encryption standards and methods.