Whatsapp Policy Updates

Egyptmaritime –¬†WhatsApp is an instant messaging application for smartphones, but WhatsApp is almost the same as the sms application you normally use on old phones. But WhatsApp does not use credit but internet data. In this application, you do not have to worry about the length of the characters. There are no restrictions as long as your internet data is sufficient.

Although it is an instant messaging application, there is something unique about WhatsApp. The system of contact recognition, authentication and sending of messages is still performed by a registered mobile phone number. This method differs from BBM, which uses a PIN or LINE, which in addition to cell phone numbers also supports email and username.

Whatsapp is one of the well-known applications in Indonesia, even 83 percent of Indonesian internet users use WhatsApp. Since WhatsApp announced the latest privacy policy on January 4, 2021, which will be released on February 8, 2021, many consumers are excited because of some of the latest policies. Loaded from the whatsapp.com page that will record whatsapp hardware model, operating system information, battery level, signal strength, application version, browser information, mobile network, connection information (including phone number, mobile operator or ISP), language and zone time, IP address, information about the devices and identifiers (including a unique identifier for the Facebook company products associated with the same device or account). ‘

Not only to record the device in as much detail as possible, but whatsapp can also find out the location of the consumer even though the consumer does not enable GPS on his smartphone, as reported by the whatsapp.com page: “Even used your unrelated functions, we use IP addresses and other information, such as a telephone number, to estimate your general location (for example, city and country). We also use your location information for diagnostic and troubleshooting purposes.

And also your information will be provided by third parties, as reported by the whatsapp.com page: “Remember that in general every user can record screenshots of your chats or messages or record your calls with it, and send it to WhatsApp or whoever, or post it on other platforms. ”

If you use Venostech business, the information will be visible to many people, as reported by the whatsapp.com page: ”

Keep in mind that when you send a message to WhatsApp on WhatsApp, the content you share may be seen by some in the business.

In addition, some businesses may work with third-party service providers (which may include Facebook) to help manage their communication with customers. For example, a business may give a third party service provider access to its communications to send, store, read, manage or process it for business. To understand how a business processes your information, including how they may share your information with third parties or Facebook, you should review the company’s privacy policy or contact the business directly.

However, it is likely that WhatsApp will change the policy in February, but if there are many rejections, WhatsApp will not change the policy.