Worldwide informing administration WhatsApp reported Thursday that it would start offering clients’ record data to Facebook, which bought the organization for $19 billion in 2014.
The move, as indicated by a WhatsApp blog entry, is gone for testing “routes for individuals to speak with organizations in the months ahead.”
The organization guarantees that it will keep on providing informing administrations “without outsider flag promotions and spam,” and that the change could permit clients to get notification from their bank around a conceivably fake exchange, or from a carrier around a postponed flight.
WhatsApp keeps up that messages sent through the application will keep on being encoded, and won’t be perused by WhatsApp, Facebook, or any other person.
“We won’t post or impart your WhatsApp number to others, including on Facebook, despite everything we won’t offer, share, or give your telephone number to sponsors,” the blog entry peruses.
WhatsApp clients will likewise have the alternative of declining the new approach, yet they need to select into it first.
“On the off chance that you are a current client, you can pick not to have your WhatsApp account data imparted to Facebook to enhance your Facebook promotions and items encounters,” the organization states on its legitimate page.