WhatsApp Privacy Policy has dragged to Delhi High Court for its recent update. WhatsApp – the famous Facebook-owned messaging app that runs on almost every smartphone today has recently been challenged by a public lawsuit. As per the recent update of the WhatsApp’s policy, the messaging app will share the data of users with Facebook – its parent company from now on. The challengers have come up arguing that they have found the service terms of WhatsApp quote deceptive and complex to understand by a novice. On this lawsuit, the Delhi High Court has asked for a response from other government agencies like TRAI and DoT.

WhatsApp Privacy Policy


According to a new privacy policy of famous messaging app – WhatsApp tells the users where and how you should use your personal information like phone number, contacts, images etc. This policy decides whether your information will be utilized to present you some necessary ads or provide software updates.

In the beginning, WhatsApp had no plans to showcase ads to the messenger. However after it got owned by Facebook in 2014, several changes took place to WhatsApp. Last month in August, WhatsApp introduced few new privacy updates. These updates are giving place to ads on WhatsApp. So, this app is now serving marketing as well.

WhatsApp & Facebook Will Share The User Information Cross Platforms-

It is the biggest change coming with the new privacy policy update of WhatsApp. The messenger app expressly reveals that its parent company has all rights to use the data of WhatsApp users for effective product suggestions. This means you are going to be fed with myriads of information about ads in which you perhaps no interest or have interest. Considering these facts, a lawsuit is filed to Delhi high court against this famous messaging app.


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