The status are pointers on the new policy on WhatsApp for users. We are committed to your privacy. WhatsApp can’t read or listen to your personal conversations as they’re end-to-end encrypted.
WhatsApp has launched an official account on its Status platform within the mobile messaging app.
WhatsApp Android users noted that on 27 January, WhatsApp published four images to its own account on the Status platform, which functions similarly to Instagram’s stories and comprises time-limited updates shared with contacts.
Surprising news on WhatsApp status on 27 January 2021. The pictures are pointers on the new policy for users.
- We are committed to your privacy.
- WhatsApp can’t read or listen to your personal conversations as they’re end-to-end encrypted.
- WhatsApp can’t see your shared location.
- WhatsApp doesn’t share your contacts with Facebook.
The encrypted nature of WhatsApp chats means they are inaccessible and indecipherable by anyone other than the recipient.
This technology is based on the open-source Signal protocol, which is the same encryption used by the Signal messaging app.
WhatsApp added that it is moving back the date on which people will be have to review and accept the terms and no one will have their account suspended or deleted on February 8.
“We’re also going to do a lot more to clear up the misinformation around how privacy and security works on WhatsApp.
We’ll then go to people gradually to review the policy at their own pace before new business options are available on May 15,” Message from WhatsApp.