While many have read and understood the changes, there has been a significant migration of users away from their platform. This migration of users has prompted Whatsapp to directly respond, with pictures to dispel some of the rumours.
We want to address some rumors and be 100% clear we continue to protect your private messages with end-to-end encryption. pic.twitter.com/6qDnzQ98MP
— WhatsApp (@WhatsApp) January 12, 2021
Of course, there are still some concerns around the increased data sharing between the platforms. While many will stay put for the convenience, both Telegram and Signal have enjoyed impressive growth this last week.
If you’ve been using Whatsapp, are you staying put or heading elsewhere?