WhatsApp update- WhatsApp is going to update its Terms of Service in 2021
The best-used app WhatsApp is going to update its Terms of Service in 2021. WhatsApp recently released new updates for Android (188.8.131.52 web release for Android) and iOS (2.20.130 on the App Store).
These updates are however compatible today with a new feature that will help WhatsApp to announce specific information.
Let’s discover everything in the table below!
|What is the name of the feature?||New Terms of Service|
|Date of availability?||February 8, 2021|
|I’ve the same version but I don’t see this news, why?||The in-app announcement tool is active, but we don’t know when it will be used.|
|Extra notes:||WhatsApp can use the in-app announcement banner for many other things too, but it won’t be used for advertising purposes.|
NEW TERMS OF SERVICE -WhatsApp update
We have talked about a new feature that, starting from now, WhatsApp can use to send specific announcements to their users.
Note that those announcements won’t be sent in the form of a chat. Rather, they will appear as a particular in-app banner that can redirect to external websites. They can also require specific user action.
Today we can finally announce the first announcement which is the new Terms of Service!
This announcement will appear when WhatsApp is releasing its new terms of service. This explains the main focus of the update:
- How WhatsApp processes your data.
- How businesses can use Facebook hosted services to store and manage their WhatsApp chats
By tapping on the Agree button, the user accepts the updated Terms of Service and he can continue to use the app. Note that it will take effect on February 8, 2021. Also note: this date may be subject to change. If you don’t agree on the changes, you can simply delete your WhatsApp account within WhatsApp Settings. Just like that.
Updated Terms of Service will be announced in the coming weeks, be expectant.
For now, go ahead and enjoy using WhatsApp.