In a big setback for WhatsApp, the Delhi High Court has barred it from sharing its old users data with Facebook or any other platform.
The decision of Delhi High Court came on a petition that was filed in the court alleging WhatsApp decision will compromise the rights of users.
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WhatsApp then gave users a month’s time to decide on the issue and it expired on September 25.
WhatsApp, which currently boasts over a billion users, claims that by connecting phone number with Facebook’s systems, users can get better friend suggestions and more relevant ads from Facebook.