The notice also describes three key updates which include how WhatsApp processes user data, how businesses can use Facebook hosted services to store and manage their WhatsApp chats, and how WhatsApp is partnering with Facebook to offer integrations across the latter’s services.
WhatsApp will be sharing user data such as account registration information (e.g. phone number), transaction data, service-related information, mobile device information and IP address with Facebook and its other services.
These information will be used to enhance infrastructure and delivery systems, improving user experiences across Facebook’s services, and provide integrations to connect WhatsApp experiences with other Facebook services.
This article was first published in Hardware Zone.