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From FEBRUARY 8…WhatsApp users MUST agree to share their personal info with FACEBOOK to continue using the app

According to new T&Cs, WhatsApp users ‘must’ agree to share their personal information with Facebook if they want to continue using the service from February. And unfortunately, users can’t opt-out (of it), unless they quit the service.

“As part of the Facebook Companies, WhatsApp receives information from, and shares information with, the other Facebook Companies. We may use the information we receive from them, and they may use the information we share with them, to help operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and market our Services and their offerings, including the Facebook Company Products.

The information we share with the other Facebook Companies. includes your account registration information (such as your phone number), transaction data, service-related information, information on how you interact with others (including businesses) when using our Services, mobile device informationyour IP address, and may include other information identified in the Privacy Policy section entitled ‘Information We Collect’ or obtained upon notice to you or based on your consent.”

The changes above changes are expected to take effect from February 8.

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