We can see many posts on social networks surrounding about now WhatsApp is no more safe and secure. So we shall discuss this topic in detail.
- is Facebook going to use our data publically?
- Can we secure our data from WhatsApp?
- What is the reality behind it?
- How can we avoid to share WhatsApp Data with Facebook?
all the above questions must come to your mind. So let’s clear all these questions step by step.
Rumors spread that WhatsApp is collecting and sharing information including location data, IP address, phone model, OS, battery level, signal strength, browser, mobile network, ISP, language, time zone. , And even IMEI. Here you also know how you are texting, calling, what groups you are participating in, status, profile photo, last time you were online, etc.
But Whatsapp deny to collect following things:-
- Location: which you have shared
- WhatsApp groups remain private
is Facebook going to use our data publically?
NO, Big type of social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc has always try to secret your privacy and data from the public. They only use this data to enhance the performance of artificial intelligence so they can be able to know what is the interest of their users and what type of content they want to see. If you notice that If you watched the videos on youtube or TikTok recommended videos will be that same type and category. So with the passage of time, every social network uses artificial intelligence to know the interest of users. It helps them to engage the audience.
Can we secure our data from WhatsApp?
WhatsApp will share this data with Facebook and Facebook will enhance the performance of its artificial intelligence to improve advertisement. WhatsApp is end-to-end encrypted. When you chat with another person using WhatsApp Messenger, WhatsApp uses end-to-end encryption. Lastly, the encryption ensures that you and the person you are chatting with can read or hear the message sent, and no one in between, not even the WhatsApp. This is because, with end-to-end encryption, your messages are protected with a lock, and only the recipient and you need a special key to unlock and read it. ۔ It all happens automatically: you don’t need to turn on any special settings to save your messages.
What is the reality behind it?
According to Whatsapp:
As part of Facebook companies, WhatsApp receives information from other Facebook companies and shares the information (see here). We may use the information we receive from them, and they may use the information we share with them to operate, deliver, and improve our services and their offerings, including Facebook Company products. To help understand, customize, support, and market. It includes:
Helping to improve infrastructure and delivery systems.
Understand how our services or their services are used; Promote safety, security and integrity in Facebook Company Products, such as securing systems and fighting spam, threats, abuse or infringing activity;
Improving your experience with their services and their use, such as making suggestions for you (e.g., friends or group contacts, or interesting content),
Personalize features and content, help you complete purchases and transactions, and display related offers and advertisements Facebook Company products; And
Provide integrations that enable you to integrate your WhatsApp experiences with other Facebook company products. For example, by allowing your Facebook Pay account to be connected to WhatsApp for payment of things or by connecting you to your WhatsApp account, other products of the Facebook company, such as portals to your friends. To be able to communicate with.
How can we avoid to share WhatsApp Data with Facebook?
WhatsApp also tweeted on Twitter that they will keep the private messages secure.
We want to address some rumors and be 100% clear we continue to protect your private messages with end-to-end encryption. pic.twitter.com/6qDnzQ98MP
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) January 12, 2021