Inside the WhatsApp privacy freakout

WhatsApp chief Will Cathcart explains. PLUS: YouTube suspends Trump

From time to time big consumer apps change their privacy policies, resulting in widespread panic among the user base. In 2012, Instagram introduced language asserting that it now had the right to sell users’ photos, triggering a giant backlash that spurred the company to back down. Six years later, fresh concerns over Instagram’s…

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