However, the company will update the conditions of use as previously advised although, after postponing its conditions to clarify the ‘misinformation’ in this regard, dated May 15 and explaining from the application itself the changes they want to make.
In the coming weeks, we will display a banner on WhatsApp with more information that people will be able to read at their own pace. We have also included more information to try to respond to the concerns we are hearing. Finally, we will begin to remind people to review and accept these updates to continue using WhatsApp.
The new WhatsApp plan is clear doubts from the application itself, trying to explain in a more visual way what are the changes that are coming. It will via a banner at the top of the conversation list, which will lead to the service’s website. This new policy comes to make you messages in which the user interacts with company chats share more data, a movement that makes sense for Facebook, since it wants to implement direct sales and payments from the user to companies in WhatsApp.
WhatsApp introduced a large banner when opening the app to explain these changes, something that caused the aforementioned controversy and the migration of some users to alternatives. WhatsApp will go ahead with its plan on March 15, with new explanations within the app. As we have anticipated, the changes do not affect European users.