Turkish President Erdogan Boycott Whatsapp

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The media office of Turkish President Recap Tayyip Erdogan has announced to leave the social media platform WhatsApp. Not only this, but Turkey’s Ministry of Defense has also said that it will no longer use WhatsApp. Recently, WhatsApp has released a new privacy policy, which, if not accepted, can also delete the user’s account. After accepting this policy, the user’s data will be shared on many platforms of the company including Facebook. Since users are concerned about the security of their data.

President’s account transferred on BiP app

According to a Bloomberg report, President Erdogan on January 11 ordered his WhatsApp groups to transfer to the encrypted messaging app BiP. BiP is an encrypted messaging app from Turkey, owned by Turkcell Eletissim Hizmetleri AS. Now all people will be given information from the President’s Office and Ministry of Defense through an account created on BiP.

Voice of boycott in Turkey intensifies

The voice against this American social media company in Turkey has become louder after the president announced to leave WhatsApp. People in Turkey are joining the BiP app fast except WhatsApp. The Turkcell company reported on Sunday that approximately 1 million (1 million) new users have joined BEP Messenger in the last 24 hours. Turkcell said that the application has been downloaded more than 53 million times since its launch in 2013.

WhatsApp has released a new privacy policy

WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy on the new year. Notification is being sent by the company to the users to accept. If the users have not accepted this policy by February 8, then their account can also be deleted. According to experts, the new policy will increase privacy because all your content will be monitored on WhatsApp.

Whatsapp argument

In a statement issued by WhatsApp, the policy says that the company will know which content is being forwarded more. Fake news will be easier to track. Along with this, they will share the product of the commerce site on the status, so that Facebook Instagram will also show ads related to it. No private chat will be affected.

The company can monitor these data of users

There is another uproar over the new policy as WhatsApp is quite popular among the people. Everyone who uses a smartphone has it like a common app. Through this, different types of data will be monitored. These will include information such as advertising data, purchase history, course location, phone number, email address, contacts, product interaction, crash data, gallery, performance data.

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