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Say Goodbye To WhatsApp After May 15 If You Don’t Accept Its New Policy

- Updated: 22nd Feb 2021, 20:05 IST
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    What will happen to my WhatsApp account after May 15?

After changing its privacy policy just some time ago, WhatsApp witnessed a backlash from many of its users. The company few days for users to understand and accept the new terms and conditions.

After facing several legal challenges, the Facebook-owned company has come up with a date before users will have to accept the new privacy policy. Users can accept the new terms by Maybe 15.

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According to a report by TechCrunch, if users do not agree to the policy, WhatsApp will offer limited functionality. Some of the key functions such as the ability to receive messages will be disabled. You will also be unable to receive voice or video calls.

If you haven’t accepted the new privacy policy till May 15, you can do so even after the date passes. Until you accept the new terms, the app functionality will be severely limited.

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What will happen to my WhatsApp account after May 15?

If you do not have active internet after May 15 and you haven’t accepted the new terms, WhatsApp will flag the user as Inactive. Keep in mind that the company deletes inactive accounts after four months.

As one of the Facebook Companies, WhatsApp receives information from other Facebook companies and provides information to other Facebook companies. We may use the information we receive from these companies, and they may use the information we provide to ensure the operation of our services.

According to WhatsApp’s updated policy

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The privacy policy clearly states that it will allow Facebook to collect information from the application. Facebook will be able to share user data such as transaction and payment-related data. Facebook states that it will help them provide a more personalized ad experience.

In another move, the company is also merging various messaging platforms including Messenger, Facebook and Instagram.