Not only this, it was also said in the update that in order to continue using WhatsApp services, the users have to accept the new terms and policy by February 8, 2021, otherwise the users will not be able to use WhatsApp further.
Thank you to everyone who’s reached out. We’re still working to counter any confusion by communicating directly with @WhatsApp users. No one will have their account suspended or deleted on Feb 8 and we’ll be moving back our business plans until after May – https://t.co/H3DeSS0QfO
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) January 15, 2021
We want to address some rumors and be 100% clear we continue to protect your private messages with end-to-end encryption. pic.twitter.com/6qDnzQ98MP
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) January 12, 2021
WhatsApp said in its blog, ‘We have helped to provide end-to-end encryption facilities to people all over the world and we will maintain this security technology in a similar way. Thank you all for helping us to contact us, stop spreading rumors and share the fact. We will keep trying our best to make WhatsApp the best means of personal conversation ‘.