What’s the new policy?
Thus, the clients will begin getting more number of important advertisements and recommendations on Facebook. The approach additionally helps the clients to track fundamental measurements of the recurrence of services and the approaches to battle spam on WhatsApp in a better way. There are also several risks like leaking of information for the users’ mobile Operating Systems, country codes, carrier codes, screen resolution, and mobile number to Facebook.
Now a large number of people including several organizations are looking forward or the way to skip this upgrade in their systems. As WhatsApp has provided a ‘skip way’ to avoid this update, one can reject this modification on its system and WhatsApp account.
Just follow the method:
If you are using the latest version of WhatsApp app, then the notification for upgrading can be appeared on your screen anytime. If you find the alert option on your screen, don’t click on ‘Agree’ button. Click on ‘Read More’ option to get the detailed information about the policy and thereafter, simply uncheck the green box located in bottom of the page. A screen showing the option ‘Agree’ will flash and click on the button.
The upgrade will automatically be canceled. And no data will be shared with Facebook about your account and mobile number.
The company says in a blog post:
How do I choose not to share my account information with Facebook to improve my Facebook ads and products experiences?
If you are an existing user, you can choose not to share your account information with Facebook to improve your Facebook ads and products experiences.
There are two ways to do this:
You will see a control at the bottom of the screen. If you do not want your account information shared with Facebook to improve your Facebook ads and products experiences, you can uncheck the box or toggle the control.
The Facebook family of companies will still receive and use this information for other purposes such as improving infrastructure and delivery systems, understanding how our services or theirs are used, securing systems, and fighting spam, abuse, or infringement activities.