After coming under intense scrutiny from users across the world, WhatsApp on Tuesday issued a clarification regarding its new terms and conditions with the service saying that the new policy will not affect user’s private communication with “friends or family”.
“Today we’re answering some common questions we’ve received WhatsApp,” announced Head of WhatsApp at Facebook Will Cathcart on Twitter. He shared a link to the WhatsApp page on their website answering those questions as well.
The head of the service clarified that the new policy gives clarity to users regarding “business communication” and brings “transparency”.
“It does not impact how people communicate privately with friends or family,” said Cathcart.