However, WhatsApp also allows users to send messages to businesses, and the same standards are not applied to such messages. The details in company messages can be used for commercial purposes, such as Facebook ad targeting, some of them being stored on the American social media giant’s servers.
The company says that it will soon remind users to read and approve the new policy to continue to use the app. However, the firm also managed to affront other businesses that embraced the migration from WhatsApp caused by the policy.
It is indirectly pointing to Telegram as well as Signal, other encrypted messaging platforms that have seemed to benefit from the uncertainty about WhatsApp changes.
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