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New terms for using WhatsApp in 2021

The famous messaging application “WhatsApp” has updated its terms of service in 2021, which, if not approved by its users, will lose their ability to use the application.

The new terms relate to how the world’s most popular messaging application handles user data, as the update states that “by clicking on the word“ agree, ”users accept the new terms that will come into effect on February 8, 2021, and after this date, the terms will need to be accepted. The new option is to continue using WhatsApp, “and in case of rejection, the other option will be to delete the account.

WhatsApp does not usually comment on the features that have not been released, but he assured the British newspaper, The Independent, that all users must “agree” to the new terms by February 8, 2021 if they want to continue using the application ..

Note that the application of “WhatsApp” has faced criticism about its way of working since it was bought by the “Facebook” social networking site in 2014 with a deal worth 19 billion dollars, and in 2018, the founder of “WhatsApp”, Jan Kum, resigned from his position as CEO of the company, amid His concerns about breaching users’ privacy and data security.

And in 2019, the founder of rival messaging app Telegram said that WhatsApp would never be safe after revealing a huge security flaw threatening the privacy of 1.5 billion users.

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