After its new updated terms in February, the company faced criticisms for sharing the users’ personal information. Due to criticism from all over the world, the messaging app delayed its privacy policies to the mid of May. As a result, the authorities from India wanted the app to withdraw from its new terms and updates. In addition to this, the company faced backlash over the data-sharing of its users from all over the world.
Although WhatsApp claimed that neither accounts deleted nor work improperly in India. Additionally, the messaging giant announced that they are in continuous talks with the authorities of India about the issue. They also said that their new update on privacy will not impact personal info not only in India but globally. As per the leaks, the company doesn’t want to lose its big market as there are more than 500 million users of WhatsApp only in this country. Also, the Facebook-owned company has many future plans in the country. From digital payments to selling health insurance via partners, the company wants to invest in the country for further services.