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WhatsApp says will not delete accounts removing new privacy policy

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Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp shared a new message in regards to its controversial privacy policy “ensuring” that they can’t see personal messages of clients and that it won’t delete the account as clients can accept the new terms at whatever point they need.

The statement came through Twitter on May 15, when the update in the privacy policy and terms of service was to produce results.

In an extremely concise, almost sarcastic manner, the organization said: “checks calendar. pours coffee. OK. Let’s do this. No, we can’t see your personal messages. No, we won’t delete your account. Yes, you can accept at any time.”

The organization said before in January it will proceed with its controversial privacy policy update yet will permit clients to peruse it at “their own pace” and will likewise show a flag giving extra data.

In January, the messaging platform educated clients it was setting up a new privacy policy, under which it could share restricted client information with Facebook and its group firms.

It started a global outcry and sent clients to match apps Telegram and Signal, among others, inciting WhatsApp to defer the new policy launch to May and to explain the update was centered around permitting clients to message with businesses and that it would not influence personal conversations. The organization likewise directed a harm control campaign to clarify the progressions it made to clients.

WhatsApp lost numerous clients in Turkey to other messaging applications, particularly domestic messaging platform BiP. The application was created by mobile phone operator Turkcell.