The status messages had already appeared in India quite a few times but now they’ve also started appearing within us and UK . one among the status messages that appeared recently on WhatsApp read, One thing that may not new is our commitment to your privacy. WhatsApp can’t read or hear your personal conversations as they’re end-to-end encrypted. you’ll spot the statuses by WhatsApp on the highest of all the messages of your contacts.
There’s been tons of misinformation and confusion around our recent update and that we want to assist everyone understands the facts behind how WhatsApp protects people’s privacy and security. Going forward, we’re getting to provide updates to people within the Status tab so people hear from WhatsApp directly. Our first update reaffirms that WhatsApp cannot see your personal messages and neither can Facebook because they’re protected by end-to-end encryption a WhatsApp spokesperson told Verge about the new move by WhatsApp.
The study has also revealed that not Signal but Telegram is being preferred by the users who are looking to migrate from WhatsApp. Telegram has been chosen by over 41 percent of users as their messaging app while Signal, despite all the guarantees associated with privacy, has been chosen by 35 percent of users.