This is the information that WhatsApp shares with Facebook companies
Earlier this year, the announcement of the change in WhatsApp’s privacy policies generated a stir among users, leading to even moving the effective date of the update.
Among the changes notified by the platform is that Some of the information they collect from users will be shared with companies that belong to Facebook, I mean the social network that bears his name and with Instagram.
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For this reason, we tell you what data the application shares with the technology conglomerate to which it belongs.
In the first place, Facebook companies obtain the account registration information of the people who use the instant messaging app, that is, the phone number, username, among others.
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On the other hand, the company gives access to the data of the operations, for example, if the user uses the WhatsApp or Facebook Pay stores and the actions carried out in relation to these services.
Likewise, Facebook can know how the person interacts with the companies that use the services of these applications. As well, They have the data of which is the mobile device from which the person connects, as well as information about the connection, such as the IP address.
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The messaging app noted that some services are integrated with Facebook platforms. For example, If the user is chatting with a store or business on WhatsApp, they can access the company’s Facebook store from the company’s profile in the app.
Also, people can make use of Facebook Pay to buy within WhatsApp. And access links to the WhatsApp accounts of the companies from Facebook and Instagram.
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In this way, users have the option of recovering the Facebook password by sending a code to WhatsApp.
Finally, the option to connect to a WhatsApp account through Portal, a Facebook video calling device, will be enabled.
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