The Facebook application, WhatsApp, said it would postpone launching new features, after an angry response from users about the company's data-sharing practices.
The postponement represents a setback to WhatsApp’s plan to bring in revenue by facilitating commercial exchanges on the messaging app, which Facebook acquired for $ 19 billion in 2014, but is slow to make a profit.
"WhatsApp" said that users would no longer have to review and agree to the updated terms of service by the eighth of February, and their accounts would not be suspended or deleted by that date.
"WhatsApp" stated that it has set a new target date, May 15, to launch the new features, and will communicate with users gradually to review changes in the policy.
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