WhatsApp New Policy kickstarted a spate of conversations and memes on the internet over WhatsApp's alleged sharing of user information with Facebook.
This kickstarted a spate of conversations and memes on the internet over WhatsApp's alleged sharing of user information with Facebook. Also, rival platforms like Signal and Telegram are reportedly seeing a surge in downloads in the wake of the development.
A whopping 47% respondents of poll said that they would not accept the policy and will look for alternatives of the messaging app. The Inshorts survey was conducted with around 2 lakh people.
Meanwhile, traders' body CAIT has written to Modi government for WhatsApp ban.
In the communication to Prasad, CAIT has demanded that "government should immediately restrict WhatsApp from implementing the new policy or put a ban on WhatsApp and its parent company Facebook", the traders' body stated.
CAIT said Facebook has more than 200 million users in India and enabling it to access data of every user can pose serious threat to not only the economy but even to the security of the country.
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