WhatsApp started out with a focus on never having any ads, but things changed after Facebook bought it in February 2014.
The new policy lays the groundwork for alarming data sharing between Whats-App and its parent company Facebook.
What is It?
If you check your whatsapp contacts you will find that you have as contacts all your facebook friends that have used their phone number to activate their Facebook account.
What Does this Mean?
It means I can send a pretty girl a friend request and as soon a she accepts me on Facebook I have her phone number.
So What’s the Big Deal?
“Privacy is infringed. “
Of course to protect itself Whatsapp has amended their terms and conditions but MOST wont read. They will Just Check Agree and Click Next.
And just like that you have given your Phone number to all your Facebook friends. So be alert.
What you CAN Do?
Read these article to know–
- How to Prevent WhatsApp in Sharing your Phone Number with Facebook?
- How to Stop Facebook from Using Your WhatsApp Data?
Hope it helps!
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