“We respect your privacy, we are committed to keeping your personal data private and do not sell to third parties,” tweeted Skype along with a link of Microsoft’s privacy statement.
— Skype (@Skype) January 8, 2021
Similarly another messaging app ‘Signal’ too dig onto Facebook and tweeted, “Facebook is probably more comfortable selling ads than buying them, but they’ll do what they have to do in order to be the top result when some people search for ‘Signal’ in the App Store.”
Facebook is probably more comfortable selling ads than buying them, but they’ll do what they have to do in order to be the top result when some people search for ‘Signal’ in the App Store.
P.S. There will never be ads in Signal, because your data belongs in your hands not ours. pic.twitter.com/waVPcl4wHe
— Signal (@signalapp) January 10, 2021
“We want to be clear that the policy update does not affect the privacy of your messages with friends and family in any way. Instead, this update includes changes related to messaging a business on Whatsapp, which is optional, and provides further transparency about how we collect and use data,” said the company in a new FAQ page published on its website.