The messaging app has created the latest FAQ page, which is titled as what happens on the effective date according to which the users will be able to receive calls and messages but won’t be able to read or send messages back.
So basically, the users are given only two options:
But the point is that after May 15, the functionality will be limited if the policy remains unaccepted. As an alternative, you can migrate from WhatsApp to Telegram. All the data can be transferred including media and documents from all personal and group chats, with the help of a new chat export feature in Telegram.
On January 4, WhatsApp had issued an update which read that as a Facebook company, it can share the information obtained by all Facebook companies and vice versa. Such information shall be used by the companies, as they use the information provided by them.
The new policy will also help Facebook and WhatsApp to share transaction and payment data and help them better target ads.