WhatsApp Privacy Controversy Leads To Full Page Adverts In Newspaper
The Facebook has to take out a full page adverts in India’s newspaper after the following update on the chatting app WhatsApp where it will be sharing more information with as the WhatsApp mentioned that they cannot see your private messages or hear your calls, and neither can Facebook: Every private message, photo, video, voice message, and document you send to your friends, family, and co-workers in one-on-one or group chats is protected by end-to-end encryption,” the message reads. “It stays between you.”
Amid of this outcry, the Facebook began and advertising campaign that would cost ten million rupees in at least 10 English and Hindi Newspaper. With the new policy updates, the WhatsApp’s change only affect businesses and not consumer where they are giving businesses the option to use more secure hosting services from Facebook to manage the WhatsApp chats with their customers, answering question and send helpful information.
Nevertheless, many users misinterpreted the company’s statement because of Facebook’s history of privacy violations, leading them to switch to other platforms like Signal or Telegram.