WhatsApp has released a clarification on Tuesday after getting too much criticism. The Company has explained everything in the clarifications. Today I am explaining to you about WhatsApp provides clarification. Read this post till the end to know more about this.
WhatsApp didn’t keep the logs of user communication, it said. It also noted that We don’t keep the logs of user communication. We believe that keeping these records for two billion users would be both a privacy and security risk.
In the new FAQ page, WhatsApp has pointed out that neither WhatsApp nor Facebook can see your shared location. When someone shares a location on WhatsApp then it is end-to-end encrypted, WhatsApp underlined it.
WhatsApp has noted that it collects the user location information in the new privacy update. Also, If you don’t use the location feature then it uses your IP addresses and other information like phone numbers, area codes, etc to estimate your location. But you have to grant permission when you share your location with others on WhatsApp.
WhatsApp has also noted on the new FAQ page that it didn’t share contacts with Facebook. It also said, When the users grant us permission then we only access the phone numbers from your contact lists to make messaging fast and reliable.
WhatsApp also said that some larger businesses need to use hosting services to manage their communication. We are providing businesses option to use secure hosting services from Facebook to manage WhatsApp chat with their customer that’s why we providing this.