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How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook [ iOS and Android ]

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How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook [ iOS and Android ]

Facebook In a blog post today (Aug. 25), announced the integration of new functions into whatsapp messenger, Now all the information of Whatsapp chats groups will be available to advertisers and the user is waiting for a real attack targeted advertising from social giant !

WhatsApp is handing over your phone number to Facebook. But we have exactly 30 days to abandon this service.

The world’s most popular messaging service announced that it will soon share users’ phone numbers with parent company Facebook. Messages, photos, and WhatsApp account information from WhatsApp’s 1 billion users will not be shared.

How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook

  • Check for the updates in appstore and googleplay, Immediately after the update of WhatsApp you will get the screen exactly described below, the user running WhatsApp with the following dialog box, don’t blindly clickagree” to the new terms and conditions. Instead, tap “Read more”. whatsapp-privacy-01-422x750 How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook [ iOS and Android ]
  • When you click read more tag, you will get the privacy policy listed, there uncheck “share my whatsapp informationwhatsapp-privacy-002-422x750 How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook [ iOS and Android ]
  • After successful uncheck, you will get the notification on the window, when you tag “Agree“, your account info won’t be used to with Facebook ads blaa blaa blaaa whatsapp-privacy-07-422x750 How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook [ iOS and Android ]
  • Thanks all, you have successfully stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook.

What if you have accidently clicked “agree” button, don’t worry folks, there is a solution for everything, do it before 30 days as Facebook will not allow you to modify the settings.

For users who have clicked “Agree” button on Android:

  • Go to whatsapp, tap the action overflow button in the upper right corner and select Settings.whatsapp-privacy-06-422x750 How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook [ iOS and Android ]
  • Head over to Settings > Account > Share my account info and uncheck the box.
  • It was a piece of cake, you have disabled whatsapp from sharing your data, now you can have a nice cup of tea don’t know how “Facebook” will start using ads and sell Tea powder one day. 🙂

How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your data with Facebook on iPhone.

Fortunately, you can opt out and remove yourself from the whole situation very easily. Here’s how:

  • Open WhatsApp on your phone.
  • On iOS, tap the Settings tab in the lower right corner.
  • Select Account.
  • Tap the check mark to the right of Share my account info.
  • To disable the feature, tap Don’t Share.

This will only work for 30 days after you accept the new privacy policy, so make sure to opt out quickly before the option goes away. 🙂

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