- WhatsApp prepares some key changes for 2021.
- The application, owned by Facebook, will launch its new terms of reference starting on February 8, 2021.
- The update will include changes in relation to how WhatsApp processes the data of its users.
WhatsApp, one of the most popular applications in the world, prepares some key changes for 2021 that will be announced within its platform.
The application, owned by Facebook, will launch its new terms of reference as of February 8, 2021, according to WaBetaInfo. Users will simply have to give “Accept” to the new conditions to continue using the service.
The update will include changes in relation to how WhatsApp processes the data of its users. “After this date, you need to accept the new terms to continue using WhatsApp or you can always delete your account,” reads the screenshot shared by WaBetaInfo.
WhatsApp changes also bring good news for business accounts (or businesses). A company spokesperson confirmed to Independent that adjustments are expected in the way the platform operates and in the interaction with users.
From that moment, business accounts will be able to use other Facebook services already available to handle WhatsApp chats.
WhatsApp changes will include new features in 2021
WaBetaInfo reported that the app launched some changes in relation to archived chats in the test phase, which will be renamed “Read later”.
According to the findings of the website, the function to mute the audio of a video before sending it and to adjust the opacity of the screen, as well as the availability of new wallpapers and the possibility of selecting different backgrounds for each chat is also expected. .
“To reflect this global community, we have selected new, diverse, and iconic images of nature and architecture from around the world, as well as striking new designs,” WhatsApp wrote in its ad Independent.