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The chat service was criticized last month when it warned people that they have until February 8 to agree to the planned changes, which primarily affect businesses using WhatsApp to send and store consumer-oriented texts. Poor communication regarding exactly that implied by the update caused negative reactions about the amount of personal data shared with parent company Facebook. WhatsApp later, delayed rollout to May 15, giving people less than three months to agree to terms or find a new messaging platform.
In an e-mail sent to one of its merchant partners,
According to a new FAQ page , WhatsApp will not start deleting accounts on May 15th. However, inactive accounts are usually deleted after 120 years of inactivity; Content stored locally on a user's device prior to deletion remains until WhatsApp is deleted from the d evice.
Politics, however, may empower Facebook to handle the conversations you have with a business on WhatsApp; the social media giant hopes to monetize access by helping businesses deal with them. discussions they have with customers and potentially obtain information from them.