“By coordinating more with Facebook, we’ll be able to do things like track basic metrics about how often people use our services and better fight spam on WhatsApp. And by connecting your phone number with Facebook’s systems, Facebook can offer better friend suggestions and show you more relevant ads if you have an account with them.”
What if you want to prevent WhatsApp from sharing data with Facebook? You can easily opt out it. Let’s get it done quickly!
How to Stop WhatsApp from Sharing Your Data with Facebook on iPhone
- There are two ways you can opt out of the data-sharing. The first way is, simply uncheck the box which will appear just above the agree button when asked to agree to the updated terms and conditions
And the second:
Step #1. Launch WhatsApp on your iPhone.
Step #2. Next, you need to tap on Settings at the bottom right corner.
Step #3. Tap on Account.
Step #4. Tap on the switch next to Share My Account Info to prevent it from sharing data.
That’s it! The messaging app will no longer share data with the social networking site.
With more than 1,000 million active users across the world, WhatsApp is by far the most popular messaging app. The easy-to-use features coupled with the highly user-friendly UI make it stand out.
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