This has invoked intense criticism from users as users are questioning how the app can show its status on their phones when they have not saved its number and saying that this is the example of its new policy.
Millions of users now raised the question on the apps promise to safeguard users privacy and data.
The twitterati are having a field day with this new news and was seen sharing different memes.
WhatsApp pointed out the Security and Privacy section issues of users have for its website in its status pics.
The pics in WhatsApp status said that “We are committed to your privacy”.
the second pic says WhatsApp can’t read or listen to your personal conversation as they are end-to-end encrypted.
while the third says WhatsApp can’t see your shared location.
And the last one says WhatsApp does not share your contacts with Facebook.