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WhatsApp delays new privacy policy agreement date by three months after backlash

The new update will now rollout on May 15, 2021.

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WhatsApp has announced delaying its new privacy policy terms by three months.

The decision comes due to the backlash company had been receiving after announcing the new privacy.

WhatsApp has announced to delay the rollout of new business features following user backlash, to May 15, to give users the chance to “review the policy at their own pace”.

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“We’ve heard from so many people 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 wrote in a new blog post published today.

The messaging app giant has been trying to clear up the confusion among its users worldwide.

 

 

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