Eddy new Whatsapp guidelines: What is really behind it
Accesses Facebook on a large scale now use data from Whatsapp? That is the impression one gets currently in social networks. However, this is not quite correct, as a glance at the small shows printed.
In the new rules is especially adapted, as parent company, Facebook will process the data from the Messenger App like Whatsapp as a communication tool with clients, is allowed to use. Accordingly, great was the excitement in social networks. It is often said that Facebook should now have access to the German Whatsapp data and even to advertisers more rich.
Privacy advocates are sounding the Alarm, speak, sometimes, even now, unlimited data traffic between Whatsapp and Facebook. It gives the impression that their own Chats could soon be used for the optimization of ads from Facebook used. But not quite as easy as it looks at first glance, is not the case – especially in Germany.
This Whatsapp data uses Facebook
That means in plain text: Technical data of Whatsapp be transferred to Facebook. The phone number that was specified when registering for Whatsapp, among others, some of the device information (device ID, OS version, App Version, platform information, country code, mobile network code), and some of the usage information (when Whatsapp was last used when the Account was registered, as well as the type and frequency of use of Features). These data are, however, not to Optimize the ads used.
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The new rules do not apply to German users, and does not mean, however, that Whatsapp from a privacy perspective is recommended. Other messengers, such as Signal processing about significantly less personalized data.
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