WhatsApp users to lose access to the app if they don’t comply with new terms of service

WhatsApp is set to refresh its terms of service. If the users don’t accept the new terms of service in 2021, they will lose access.

The news roaming around market hints that the Facebook-owned social messaging platform will soon roll out the updates in Terms and Privacy Policy. If the users fail to comply with these terms, they may lose access to the instant messaging application after February 8.

The new policy update will give information to users about WhatsApp’s service and how the company processes user data. It will also explain how businesses can use Facebook-hosted services.

The report reads, “If you don’t agree with the changes, you can delete your WhatsApp account within WhatsApp Settings.” WhatsApp has already released updates for Android and iOS versions. The platform will announce a new set of features for both the platforms soon.

WhatsApp is adding important features to its Business app. The platform will help business owners to announce specific information to users within the app without involving ads. The in-app announcements features will be used for purposes like announcing feature changes, news and other information.

WABetaInfo has published another report citing the new FAQs on WhatsApp. The FAQ reads, “Some businesses will be able to choose WhatsApp’s parent company, Facebook, to securely store messages and respond to customers. While Facebook will not automatically use your messages to inform the ads that you see, businesses will be able to use chats they receive for their marketing purposes, which may include advertising on Facebook.”