Data conversation with Facebook is in reality, already holding its place. While users in the European Union can select out of data-sharing with Facebook, the remaining part of the world does not have the same choice.
WhatsApp conveys the following information to Facebook and its different companies:
account signup information (phone number),
transaction data (WhatsApp now has payment options in India),
information on how you reach others (including businesses), mobile gadget data, and IP address.
It is also accumulating more information at a device hardware-level now.
Why does this Whatsapp data sharing with Facebook matter?
Instagram’s Direct Messages and Facebook Messenger have already been incorporated. Facebook wishes to bring more services to WhatsApp and has developed a feature called Rooms. The integration has been holding its place for a while now.
Does it signify WhatsApp will utilize your data for ads?
But the enhanced data exchange with Facebook will be utilized to promote ad experience across other outputs of the company.
Is WhatsApp storing messages?