One of the most popular messaging apps Whatsapp recently announced that it would start sharing the contact details of users with Facebook which happens to be its parent company.
According to Whatsapp and Facebook, this new policy will certainly help brands enhance their ads and will also help users find friends quite easily.
Whatsapp also said that it will not sell or share your contact details with advertisers. However, if you want to stay away from any type of promotional calls in future, then you’ve still got a chance.
Yes, you’ve heard that right. You can stop Whatsapp from sharing your details with Facebook by following two very easy methods, while the first one has to be attempted before accepting the new service terms.
All you need to do is press the “read more” option instead of clicking “agree”. But somehow, if you’ve already accepted the new terms of services, you don’t need to worry at all because you still have 30 more days to make changes.
For this, go to the setting menu and press the account tab. Once you do, you will be able to uncheck the box reading “Share my account info”. This way, you will actually stop Whatsapp from sharing your data with Facebook.