Failing to accept the new or updated terms, users will lose access to their WhatsApp account next year, suggests a report coming from WABetaInfo. The report suggested that the messaging platform will update its terms of services in 2021, which will take effect starting February 8.
Whats does it mean?
The report further stated that the new terms will come into effect on February 8, 2021. It mentioned a disclaimer that stated, “After this date, you’ll need to accept the new terms to continue using WhatsApp or you can always delete your account.” The report also mentioned that the February 8 date could change and the updated terms of services could be announced in the next few weeks.
Throwing some more light on the updated terms a WhatsApp spokesperson confirmed to The Independent that all users globally “must agree” to the new terms of services by February 8, 2021 to continue to access the app.