The popular WhatsApp team updated its website with information about the new Terms of Service and the policy for processing user data, and began to warn users about upcoming changes.
Users are also warned that they will have to accept new terms to continue using Messenger. The new terms and conditions and policies will take effect from 8 February 2021. From this date, to use WhatsApp, you must express your consent by clicking the corresponding button.
WhatsApp reports major changes:
- Improving relationships with companies… Many companies use WhatsApp to communicate with their customers. We partner with companies that use Facebook or third-party services to help them store messages and better manage their contacts with you on WhatsApp.
- Assisting in communication… As a Facebook company, WhatsApp has partnered with Facebook to provide functionality and integration into the Facebook family of apps and products. ”