Around 29 Percent WhatsApp Users To Leave The Platform If The New Privacy Policy Is Implemented: Study

New Delhi: Whatsapp has been one of the major messaging services for last few years in World. The amount of users using the application has grown in numbers until January 2021.

Whatsapp company announced new terms of service and privacy policies for its users and since then a section of users have been shifting to similar messaging service apps like Signal and Telegram.

As of now, WhatsApp has delayed the roll out of its new terms of service for its service. In the meanwhile Gurgaon-based Cybermedia Research (CMR) has conducted a study on WhatsApp users to determine the mind-set of users once the messaging service rolls out its updated policies. According to the study, 79 percent of users are re-thinking about using WhatsApp. While 29 percent users are hell-bent on shifting to other messaging service once the new policy is rolled out.

On the other hand, 49 percent users felt angry while 35 percent users felt a breach of trust. However, 45 percent users felt reluctant to trust Whatsapp again.

The CMR study also showed that users who preferred to discontinue using WhatApp were more likely to use Telegram than Signal. Around 41 percent users opted for Telegram while 35 percent opted for Signal, revealed the study.

(Source: India Today)

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