August 27, 2016 at 12:30 pm #5059
After WhatsApp Acquired by Facebook, this is the big move that takes direct hit on user privacy. Facebook owned WhatsApp Messenger will now share user chats and data with Facebook Ad service for displaying better, more relevant ads in your Newsfeed. I personally feel, where the End-to-End Encryption goes within this data sharing process. Anyway, Facebook also lets users opt-out from WhatsApp Sharing Data for Ad optimization at Facebook.
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How to Disable WhatsApp Sharing Data on iPhone?
iPhone users will see a full page declaration of WhatsApp Policy update and changes made to share data with Facebook Ad service. You can toggle the switch in next screen, which stops WhatsApp Sharing Data with Facebook. This will prevent WhatsApp from sharing your account information.
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How to Disable WhatsApp Sharing Data on Android?
Disable WhatsApp Data sharing with Facebook on Android, by visiting “Settings – Account” and uncheck the Share Data option. Unconfirmed reports suggests, that this opt-out service option will be there for 30 days and after that, users won’t be able to get out of this data sharing.
WhatsApp is used by millions of iPhone, Android, Windows mobile users world wide, and many find this as a privacy threat and facebook once again puts users data at risk for making money with their ad service.
So, what do you think about this WhatsApp Sharing Data with Facebook Ad Service? Feel free to comment below. Thanks for reading and have a wonderful day.
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