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WhatsApp postpones privacy update after global backlash

By Amy Miller
  • 15 Jan 2021 17:43
  • 17 Jan 2021 20:25
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has postponed a planned privacy update after facing a fierce backlash from users —and regulators — around the globe, the company announced today.

WhatsApp said the changes will now take effect May 15 instead of Feb. 8 to give users more time to review them (see here).

“We're also going

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