For several days now, WhatsApp users have been invited to accept a new condition for using the instant messaging service: the company explains that from February 8, data will be shared with Facebook, otherwise the service will be inaccessible.
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Skype wants to ride the anti-WhatsApp waveTwitter this weekend, Microsoft assures us that “Skype respects your privacy. We are committed to keeping your data private and not reselling it to third parties ”.
Microsoft took the opportunity to share its confidentiality policy; we learn that the company collects a certain amount of personal information but the nature of the latter is not very clear. Especially since for the moment, Microsoft has not yet updated its file on iOS or macOS; it will have to do this when the next update is published.According to the explanations provided by the editor of Redmond, the data collected is used for: provide products, including updating, securing, troubleshooting, as well as providing support; improve and develop its products; personalize its products and offer recommendations to users; send advertising and marketing communications, send promotional communications, targeted advertisements and presentations of offers likely to be of interest to its users.