WhatsApp is officially modifying the date on which people have to review and accept the Terms of Service. Let’s discover the details below!
|Topic about?||New Terms of Service|
|Previous article?||Official response from WhatsApp about Terms of Service|
|Where can I read new Terms of Service?||Terms of Service are available here.|
|I’ve wrongly accepted new Terms of Service! Can I revoke them?||No.|
|I wrongly declined new Terms of Service! What to do?||WhatsApp will present the new Terms of Service again.|
|What happens if I don’t accept new Terms of Service?||You won’t be able to use WhatsApp anymore until you accept them.|
In our previous article we have explained the official response of WhatsApp about Terms of Service. Messages are still end-to-end encrypted and nothing changes with the updated Terms of Service.
WhatsApp understands there is so much confusion around the terms, so they are officially announcing to give more time for their recent update, so people can carefully review the policy, postponing the new business options on May 15, 2021.
WhatsApp also explains on Twitter that they never planned to delete any accounts and they will not do so in the future.
We will make sure users have plenty of time to review and understand the terms. Rest assured we never planned to delete any accounts based on this and will not do so in the future.
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) January 15, 2021
So users have more time now to carefully read their terms, elaborated to give further transparency about how WhatsApp collects data when chatting with business accounts that use solution providers. In the mean time, WhatsApp will “also going to do a lot more to clear up the misinformation around how privacy and security works on WhatsApp”.
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