The app, which has been owned by Facebook since 2014, has been a good student so far when it comes to protecting users’ personal data. But things will change. The application now requires its users to agree to share their personal data with Facebook and all companies owned by the group.
This allows WhatsApp to share with companies affiliated with Facebook, your phone number and your contacts, your name, your profile picture, your status and the diagnostic data collected in the application logs.
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