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Latest WhatsApp Update Shares User?s Number to Facebook

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The latest on the WhatsApp update has not been about the application?s system enhancement, but rather on the topic of its terms and conditions. The company wants their users to know that, by announcing some changes in the conditions, users can still choose to download the app and utilize it for their everyday communication.

According to the WhatsApp Blog, the most significant changes made on the messaging app?s terms and conditions include the tracking of basic metrics to see just how frequent users use the app. The latest WhatsApp update also stressed that messages are end-to-end encrypted and only users and recipients will be able to read the messages sent.

Also, WhatsApp is now sharing the user?s phone number to Facebook. Now, we all know that WhatsApp is owned by Facebook and such an action will lead to Facebook having better friend suggestions and relevant ads. Other than that, WhatsApp has been firm about their commitment to user privacy and their blog stated ?Our belief in the value of private communications is unshakeable, and we remain committed to giving you the fastest, simplest, and most reliable experience on WhatsApp.?

The recent update on WhatsApp?s terms and conditions basically aims to improve their business, with an ease of advertising in social media being the basic purpose.

The introductory statement read ?Today, we?re updating WhatsApp?s terms and privacy policy for the first time in four years, as part of our plans to test ways for people to communicate with businesses in the months ahead. The updated documents also reflect that we?ve joined Facebook and that we’ve recently rolled out many new features, like end-to-end encryption, WhatsApp Calling, and messaging tools like WhatsApp for web and desktop.?

As for the latest WhatsApp update in terms of system enhancement, the video-calling feature is currently still unavailable. Despite recent news that a mock up design has surfaced online, the best you can do with WhatsApp calling is to simply make a WhatsApp voice call or send a voice call message to the other party.

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Also Read:?WhatsApp Latest Beta For Android: How To Download, Features You Need To Know

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