If You Do Not Agree To The New Policy, You Won't Be Able To Use WhatsApp From Next Week

 WhatsApp users will be greeted with one last pop-up notification next week, as the deadline arrives to agree to the app’s new privacy policy. 


The contentious tweaking of WhatsApp’s privacy policy is designed to bring the messaging app more into line with its parent company, Facebook. 

Despite this, failing to agree to the change will render WhatsApp essentially useless as you won’t be able to send messages.

 ‘For a short time, these users will be able to receive calls and notifications, but will not be able to read or send messages from the app,’ WhatsApp previously confirmed to TechCrunch. 

Over time, the app will simply cease to function. The new changes come into force on May 15, and WhatsApp has been engaging with its user base since January in an attempt to explain the changes. 

An initial adverse reaction to the changes caused a surge in growth for rival messaging services like Telegram and Signal. 

Although WhatsApp will start collecting more data, the actual content of the messages sent on the platform will remain encrypted. 

This means that nobody, not even WhatsApp (or Facebook) can read what is sent. 

‘This update does not expand our ability to share data with Facebook,’ WhatsApp said in a statement last month. WhatsApp users will see this pop-up to agree to. 


The move is designed to allow small businesses to communicate with customers through WhatsApp and bring that in line with what they do on Facebook. 

‘While not everyone shops with a business on WhatsApp today, we think that more people will choose to do so in the future and its important people are aware of these services,’ WhatsApp said.

‘We also think it’s important people know how we can provide WhatsApp for free. Every day millions of people start a WhatsApp chat with a business because it’s easier to do so than placing a phone call or exchanging emails.

‘We charge businesses to provide customer service on WhatsApp – not people. Some shopping features involve Facebook so that businesses can manage their inventory across apps. 

We display more information directly on WhatsApp so people can choose if they want to engage with businesses, or not.’ The content of WhatsApp messages stays encrypted. 

It’s important to note that WhatsApp already collects some personal data from its users – such as phone number and IP address – and shares this with Facebook.

The big blue social network acquired WhatsApp in 2014 for $19 billion (£13.6 billion) and has seen it grow to become the world’s most popular messaging app. WhatsApp is free to use, so Facebook is still working out how it can leverage the gigantic user base to make money from it.


No comments

Thank you for reaching out to us. We are happy to receive your opinion and request. If you are need advert or sponsored post, We’re excited you’re considering advertising or sponsoring a post on our blog. Your support is what keeps us going. With the current trend, it’s very obvious content marketing is the way to go. Banner advertising and trying to get customers through Google Adwords may get you customers but it has been proven beyond doubt that Content Marketing has more lasting benefits.
We offer majorly two types of advertising:
1. Sponsored Posts: If you are really interested in publishing a sponsored post or a press release, video content, advertorial or any other kind of sponsored post, then you are at the right place.
WHAT KIND OF SPONSORED POSTS DO WE ACCEPT?
Generally, a sponsored post can be any of the following:
Press release
Advertorial
Video content
Article
Interview
This kind of post is usually written to promote you or your business. However, we do prefer posts that naturally flow with the site’s general content. This means we can also promote artists, songs, cosmetic products and things that you love of all products or services.
DURATION & BONUSES
Every sponsored article will remain live on the site as long as this website exists. The duration is indefinite! Again, we will share your post on our social media channels and our email subscribers too will get to read your article. You’re exposing your article to our: Twitter followers, Facebook fans and other social networks.

We will also try as much as possible to optimize your post for search engines as well.

Submission of Materials : Sponsored post should be well written in English language and all materials must be delivered via electronic medium. All sponsored posts must be delivered via electronic version, either on disk or e-mail on Microsoft Word unless otherwise noted.
PRICING
The price largely depends on if you’re writing the content or we’re to do that. But if your are writing the content, it is $60 per article.

2. Banner Advertising: We also offer banner advertising in various sizes and of course, our prices are flexible. you may choose to for the weekly rate or simply buy your desired number of impressions.

Technical Details And Pricing
Banner Size 300 X 250 pixels : Appears on the home page and below all pages on the site.
Banner Size 728 X 90 pixels: Appears on the top right Corner of the homepage and all pages on the site.
Large rectangle Banner Size (336x280) : Appears on the home page and below all pages on the site.
Small square (200x200) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Half page (300x600) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Portrait (300x1050) : Appears on the right side of the home page and all pages on the site.
Billboard (970x250) : Appears on the home page.

Submission of Materials : Banner ads can be in jpeg, jpg and gif format. All materials must be deliverd via electronic medium. All ads must be delivered via electronic version, either on disk or e-mail in the ordered pixel dimensions unless otherwise noted.
For advertising offers, send an email with your name,company, website, country and advert or sponsored post you want to appear on our website to omodjk(at)gmail(dot)com

Normally, we should respond within 48 hours.

Sponsored Partner's Advertisement