WhatsApp New Policies
The update does not change WhatsApp’s data-sharing practices with Facebook and does not impact how people communicate privately with friends or family wherever they are in the world. WhatsApp remains deeply committed to protecting people’s privacy. We are communicating directly with users through WhatsApp about these changes so they have time to review the new policy over the course of the next month,” WhatsApp told The Verge in a statement.
Verification codes are currently delayed across several providers because so many new people are trying to join Signal right now (we can barely register our excitement). We are working with carriers to resolve this as quickly as possible. Hang in there.
— Signal (@signalapp) January 7, 2021
WhatsApp comes up with all this clarification when Elon Musk tweeted to use the signal app. After Musk’s tweet a majority of users registered for the app, which event caused verification code delay across the entire servers. Do let us know your thoughts about the new privacy policies of WhatsApp in the comment section below.