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What Data Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, And Signal Store Of Users?

What Data Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, And Signal Store Of Users

After seeing a popup message of the new WhatsApp policy most of the users are worried and confused regarding their data privacy. As per the new Whatsapp policy, your data will be stored on Whatsapp and will be shared to Facebook and Instagram.

You will not be able to use Whatsapp and any of its services if you don’t agree to the policy before 8th February 2021. So, accept the policy before 8th February if you want to continue using Whatsapp.

WhatsApp must receive or collect some information to operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and market our Services, including when you install, access, or use our Services,” WhatsApp’s new Terms of Service and privacy policy.

‘The company is working hard to merge Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp so that they can start to function a little bit more like one connected interoperable system,” said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

In 2019, the CEO of Telegram claimed that WhatsApp would never be safe after a massive security flaw with the privacy of 1.5 billion users. “WhatsApp has a consistent history – from zero encryption at its inception to a succession of security issues strangely suitable for surveillance purposes,” Telegram CEO Pavel Durov

Apple’s privacy labels update has revealed that Facebook, Instagram, and Whatsapp store more data of the users. The data of Facebook, WhatsApp, Signal, and Telegram have been revealed, after Apple asked all the app on its App Store to declare information related to data store.

What Data these Social Media Platforms are Storing?

Facebook Messenger

  • Purchase History,
  • Other Financial Info,
  • Precision Location,
  • Physical Address,
  • Email Address,
  • Name,
  • Phone Number,
  • Device ID,
  • Product Interaction,
  • Advertising Data,
  • Other Usage Data,
  • Crash Data,
  • Performance Data,
  • Other Diagnostic Data,
  • Other Data Types,
  • Browsing History,
  • Health, Fitness,
  • Payment Info,
  • Audio Data,
  • Custom Support,
  • Sensitive Info,
  • IMessage,
  • e-mail address,
  • phone number
  • search history,
  • device ID, Other
  • User Contact Info,
  • Contacts,
  • Photos-Videos,
  • Gameplay Content,
  • Other User Content,
  • User ID

WhatsApp

  • Your device ID
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address
  • Contacts
  • Product interaction
  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data
  • User ID
  • Advertising data
  • Purchase history
  • Location
  • Payment information
  • Customer support
  • Other Stores data like user content

Telegram Data Store

  • Your contact information,
  • Contacts
  • User ID

Signal

  • Your phone number as personal data

Reference

https://www.abplive.com/technology/whatsapp-facebook-telegram-and-signal-know-where-your-data-is-saved-1715442

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Written by Hardik Tokas

Hardik Tokas is a law graduate from GGSIPU, Delhi. He is an analytical thinker, an active team player who is proactive in legal research and writing, and has highly motivated enthusiasm for business, start-ups, and entrepreneurship. He has the vision to deliver excellent support to the visionary entrepreneurs and educate them in all legal compliances of applicable laws considering their business level and long term growth. He is a goal-oriented professional and a valuable member of the organization.

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