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WhatsApp to share users' phone numbers with Facebook

Published Thursday 25 Aug 2016 | 15:41 CET
WhatsApp has announced an updated privacy policy that will give it the right to share users' phone numbers with its parent company, Facebook. The move, which comes over two years after Facebook acquired the messaging app for USD 19 billion, will lead to better friend suggestions and more relevant ads, said WhatsApp, adding that by sharing user data it will be able to "better track basic metrics ...

WhatsApp to share users' phone numbers with Facebook

Published Thursday 25 Aug 2016 | 15:41 CET WhatsApp has announced an updated privacy policy that will give it the right to share users' phone numbers with its parent company, Facebook. The move, which comes over two years after Facebook acquired the messaging app for USD 19 billion, will lead to better friend suggestions and more relevant ads, said WhatsApp, adding that by sharing user data it will be able to "better track basic metrics ...

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