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WhatsApp Will Delete Your Account If You Don’t Accept Its New Privacy Policy

WhatsApp Will Delete Your Account If You Don’t Accept Its New Privacy Policy

WhatsApp faced a lot of criticism for its new privacy policy which forced it to delay its rollout by May 15. The company recently also announced that it will be showing in-app banners to users to make them better understand the changes to its privacy policy. However, the company’s privacy policy was not really clear on what will happen if users did not accept the changes.

WhatsApp Will Show In-App Banners to Explain New Privacy Policy

WhatsApp Will Show In-App Banners to Explain New Privacy Policy

WhatsApp announced its new privacy policy for India at the beginning of this year which came under fire from Indian users. The criticism forced the company to delay the new policy until May 15th and explain it in a better manner to consumers. Now, WhatsApp is having another go and rolling out its new privacy policy for its users in India.

How to Import Your WhatsApp Chats to Telegram

How to Import Your WhatsApp Chats to Telegram

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy has managed to create quite a controversy in India that has seen millions of users in the country try out other messaging apps. Telegram has emerged as a popular alternative for many, but the biggest hurdle for most users is that all their important chats are present in WhatsApp. Telegram is looking to capitalize on the trend by offering users an option to import their WhatsApp chats to it.

WhatsApp Will Require Face ID or Touch ID Verification for Desktop Account Linking

WhatsApp Will Require Face ID or Touch ID Verification for Desktop Account Linking

WhatsApp has long allowed users to link their accounts with their desktop app. The process involved scanning a QR code to pair the desktop and mobile client. The company is now improving this pairing process by requiring biometric authentication from the user.

Telegram Will Soon Allow You to Import WhatsApp Chats

Telegram Will Soon Allow You to Import WhatsApp Chats

Telegram is looking to cash in on people looking to move to its platform from WhatsApp after the latter announced its new privacy policy by adding an option to import chats from WhatsApp. The company had pushed out an update to its iOS app earlier today with a tool that allowed one to move their history from WhatsApp, Line, and KakaoTalk to it.

How to Move WhatsApp Group Chats to Signal

How to Move WhatsApp Group Chats to Signal

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy has managed to create quite a stir that has led to a mass exodus of users from the platform. Privacy concerns have led many WhatsApp users to switch to Signal which lays a great deal of emphasis on privacy. If you are also looking to make the jump, check out our guide below to know how you can transfer your group chats from WhatsApp to Signal.

The Best WhatsApp Alternatives to Use In 2021

The Best WhatsApp Alternatives to Use In 2021

WhatsApp rolled out its new privacy policy at the beginning of this year which led to quite a bit of backlash. WhatsApp’s new agreement is aimed at the upcoming changes to its platform that will allow better interaction between businesses and users. Existing WhatsApp users are not very comfortable with this change which has led to them looking for WhatsApp alternatives. If you’ve been wondering about jumping ships then check out a roundup of the best WhatsApp alternatives below.

What’s the Issue With WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy?

What’s the Issue With WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy?

At the beginning of this year, WhatsApp rolled out its new privacy policy in India that has managed to create quite a stir. The new privacy policy has led to hundreds of thousands of users trying out Signal and Telegram as an alternative to WhatsApp. So, what exactly is the issue with WhatsApp’s new privacy policy?

WhatsApp Clarifies New Privacy Policy, Says Messages to Friends and Family are Safe

WhatsApp Clarifies New Privacy Policy, Says Messages to Friends and Family are Safe

WhatsApp has come under heavy criticism in recent days after it rolled out its new Terms of Service. The new ToS was rolled out by WhatsApp primarily for improved messaging businesses on the platform and to allow Facebook, WhatsApp’s owner, to collect data and show targeted ads to users. However, there was a lot of misconception about the new ToS from WhatsApp which the company has now tried to clarify using an infographic and an FAQ.

WhatsApp’s Latest Privacy Policy Forces Users to Share Data with Facebook, Third Party Services

WhatsApp’s Latest Privacy Policy Forces Users to Share Data with Facebook, Third Party Services

Privacy concerns regarding WhatsApp user data sharing are not something new. However, the matter seems to have escalated with WhatsApp’s latest privacy policy. The new privacy policy offers no options for users to opt-out of data sharing with Facebook.