Modifying their policies is not a trivial issue, and now WhatsApp may share your personal data with the social network. The news should not surprise us , since having our data and having completed the purchase by Facebook, and we know that our data was being shared from the beginning.
Among the data that social network and share application is your mobile phone, something that will not like many people. According to the company, this is done to "offer better suggestions of friends and show ads that are relevant to you." It is true that the big search engines like Google and handle each and every one of our navigation and location data, you just have to take a look at Analytics to know what parameters play day after day.
WhatsApp Facebook and play with your phone number
BY COLLABORATING WITH FACEBOOK, WE WILL FOLLOW UP OTHER ACTIVITIES SUCH AS STATISTICS ON THE USE OF OUR SERVICES, OR BETTER COMBAT UNSOLICITED MESSAGES (SPAM) IN WHATSAPP. AND WHEN YOU CONNECT YOUR NUMBER WITH FACEBOOK SYSTEMS, THIS CAN GIVE YOU BETTER SUGGESTIONS OF FRIENDS AND SHOW ADS THAT ARE RELEVANT TO YOU IF YOU HAVE AN ACCOUNT WITH THEM. FOR EXAMPLE, YOU CAN SEE AN ADVERTISEMENT BY A COMPANY WITH WHICH YOU HAVE ALREADY COMMUNICATED, RATHER THAN ONE BY A TRADE YOU'VE EVER HEARD.
You can still keep your mobile sharing with Facebook
- In the settings menu WhatsApp in the 'Share' (which will appear once the app has been updated), clear the share with Facebook.