Whatsapp, a social media app with a community of almost two million users, is shutting down on September 30 after it was accused of violating users’ privacy.
Users on Whatsapp’s Android app will be able to log in using their email addresses or phone numbers, and will be asked to provide them with a password.
The news comes as the world’s largest messaging app is facing criticism for its privacy policies and practices, which have not been adequately addressed by its parent company, Facebook.
A new report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) found that WhatsApp’s privacy policies violate the law.
The company has not responded to a request for comment.
According to the EFF, Whatsapp users are asked to choose a password for the app and that password must be kept secret, and that the company is only permitted to send users SMS messages and email messages with a maximum of 10 characters.
“The company’s practices, including the requirement to create a password, violate users’ Fourth Amendment rights to privacy, due process, and due process-enhancing safeguards,” she said.
“These practices also violate users rights to free speech and due-process rights, and the rights of others to communicate with users and access and use their information.”
“We have also made significant changes to the way we communicate with our users to ensure they have a more secure, secure, and secure environment for all their messages and messages,” it said.
Whatsap is a messaging app for users to share, organize, and communicate with friends, family, and other users around the world.
Its service is available in more than 140 countries and is used by more than 3.4 billion people around the globe.