WhatsApp delays privacy policy update after user backlash

The Facebook-owned messaging application WhatsApp on Friday announced it would delay a planned privacy policy update after receiving negative feedback from users concerned about their private data. WhatsApp initially said users would have to agree to the new privacy policy by February or be locked out of their accounts. However, the firm said in a statement it had opted to delay the move after hearing “how much confusion there is around our recent update.” “There’s been a lot of misinformation causing concern and we want to help everyone understand our principles and the facts,” the company sa…

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