IT ministry will decide soon
WhatsApp has more than 400 million users across the country. According to the source, the policy update of WhatsApp will be assessed in the context of the current legal framework. That is, how valid these updates are as per the current Indian laws. The IT ministry has not yet asked for any explanation from WhatsApp, but the source said that it will be decided soon.
Deadline of 8 February to be signed with new policy
WhatsApp has given its users till 8 February 2021 to sign an agreement with the new policy and the users who are not Agri till this deadline will have to delete their account. However, WhatsApp clarified after some time that neither WhatsApp nor Facebook can read the message sent by the users nor both apps listen to the calling of the users.
The world’s richest person left WhatsApp
Since the new WhatsApp policy, many users are switching to rival companies. Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, has asked people to adopt signals. In India too, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra, Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and PhonePe CEO Sameer Nigam have also left WhatsApp and adopted the signal. Since the new policy of WhatsApp, a large number of users across the world are switching to telegram or signal.