WhatsApp, which is facing worldwide trouble for its new privacy, has now taken U Turn. According to the news of the news agency Reuters, WhatsApp has postponed its new business feature for the time being in view of people’s displeasure. Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has now suspended its privacy update plan. WhatsApp says that this will give users more time to know about the policy and review it. WhatsApp has said that it decided to postpone the privacy update due to growing concerns over misinformation spread among people.
WhatsApp has already given clarification
This delay is a big blow for the company
The delay is a major setback for the revenue generating scheme by facilitating commercial exchanges on the WhatsApp messaging app. WhatsApp wrote in its blog that on February 8, no one will have to suspend or delete their account. We are going to do a lot to correct misinformation about how privacy and security works on WhatsApp.
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Telegram and Signal benefit
The downloads of rival apps like Signal and Telegram are witnessing an increase. While Telegram crossed 500 million active users in January itself. At the same time, the signal reached such a large number of users that its system sat down. Tesla chief Elon Musk also appealed to people to stop using WhatsApp. WhatsApp chief Will Cathart shared his opinion about this, tweeting one after the other.