WhatsApp Earlier, people were given time till February 8 for their policy review, but now the company has extended it to May 15. The company had said that those who do not accept the policy by the stipulated time, their account will be automatically deleted. After this policy update, apps like Signal and Telegram were downloaded by millions of people as an alternative to WhatsApp.
In this survey conducted on WhatsApp, responses have been received from more than 24 thousand people. This has been revealed through the report of Mashable. 24% of users have given information that they instant messaging platform Planning to switch. At the same time, 91% users have informed that they will not use the payment feature of WhatsApp. These people fear that WhatsApp may share their payment and transaction related data with the parent company Facebook and other third parties.
WhatsApp, however, has extended the deadline for its policy update from February to May 15. According to Mashable’s report, Signal and Telegram have received 1.3 million downloads between January 1 and January 5. Signal While its growth has been 9,483% during this period, Telegram’s growth has been 15%. WhatsApp’s download growth declined by 35% between January 6 and January 10.