WhatsApp Earlier people had given time till February 8 to review their policy, but now the company has extended it to May 15. The company said those who do not accept the policy in time will have their accounts deleted automatically. Since this policy update, apps like Signal and Telegram have been downloaded by millions of people as an alternative to WhatsApp.
The survey, conducted on WhatsApp, received responses from more than 24,000 people. It has been published through Mashab’s report. 24% of users report that they have Instant messaging platform Planning to switch over. At the same time, 91% of users said they would not use WhatsApp’s payment feature. These people assume that WhatsApp can share data related to their payments and transactions with the parent company Facebook and other third parties.
WhatsApp, however, has extended the policy update deadline from February to May 15. Signal and Telegram received 1.3 million downloads between January 1 and January 5, according to a report by Masable. Signal Although there has been a growth of 9,483% during this period, Telegram has grown by 15%. At the same time, between January 6 and January 10, WhatsApp’s download growth slowed by 35%.