WhatsApp new privacy policy

WhatsApp has detailed what will happen to users who won't agree to new privacy changes through a mail which explains that it will slowly ask such users to comply with the new terms in order to have full functionality of WhatsApp till May 15.

The Bench further said that citizens have "great apprehension about loss of their privacy" and they think that their data and chats being shared with others and it has to be looked into.

Independent cybersecurity expert Rajshekhar Rajaharia reported on Twitter that info from WhatsApp Web was being leaked to Google search, the phone numbers are allegedly part of the URL being indexed by Google.

The decision to postpone the privacy update has been taken due to "misinformation causing concern" among people, the company said.

WhatsApp Privacy Policy: In its FAQ section, WhatsApp has said that the new privacy policy does not affect the privacy of your messages with your friends and family. As per the company, the update will only affect the messages sent to business accounts on WhatsApp, which it adds is an optional feature.