“For a short time, you will be able to receive calls and notifications, but you will not be able to read and send messages in the application,” they noted in the message.
The policy changes will go into effect on May 15.
The messenger invites users to accept the changes after May 15, then the inactive user policy will be applied to the account.
“Until May 15, you will be able to export your chat history on Android and iPhone platforms, as well as download your account report. If you want to delete your account on Android, iPhone or KaiOS platforms, we hope you will reconsider your decision. Delete an account it is an irreversible process. The backup copies and all the history of your messages will be eliminated, and you will leave all the WhatsApp groups of which you are a member, “the service warned.
WhatsApp is a popular free instant messaging system for mobile devices and other platforms with voice and video support. In 2014, Facebook bought it.
“As one of the Facebook companies, WhatsApp receives information from other Facebook companies and provides information to other Facebook companies. We may use the information we receive from these companies, and they may use the information we provide to ensure the operation of our services. , “new rules.
The decision was criticized by the creator of Telegram Pavel Durov: stated that due to the change in WhatsApp rules many users will switch to their messenger.
In January 2021, the number of active Telegram Messenger users exceeded 500 million, and 25 million users have joined Messenger in just three days.