Let’s See what Facebook has for us on WhatsApp Update 2021.
Sent to both Android and iOS users, the in-app notification from the Facebook-owned platform addresses key updates, such as how the company handles user data, how companies can use Facebook hosted services to store and manage their WhatsApp chats, and how Facebook works with the company to provide integrations across its products.
Its data collection is one of the big improvements included, and it ensures you can share your information with Facebook.
When a user forwards media inside a post, we store the media temporarily on our servers in encrypted form to help deliver additional forwards more effectively,” WhatsApp said on its website.”
You can’t block WhatsApp from sharing details with Facebook
WhatsApp currently shares with Facebook companies some categories of data.
We can use the information we receive from them and use the information we exchange with them to help run, deliver, enhance, understand, customize, promote and sell our services and their products, like Facebook Company Products,” says WhatsApp. “We can make use of the information we receive from them.
WhatsApp said it gathers user details to be able to deliver functionality and customize the experience for the user.
The details that you share with WhatsApp that will be exchanged are your phone number, app logs, status messages, your profile name, your profile picture, and your IP address.