Ever since WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook and made its services free for all to access. Security conscious users have always been, not at ease, since the parent company (Facebook Inc.) has yet introduced advertisement to the platform.
If you understand how Facebook operates, then you probably know that it is one of the biggest advertising companies around the globe. Right up there alongside the advertisement heavyweights like Google. Yet, four years down the line, WhatsApp has become entirely free for all to use and is not serving you any ads.
We all know there is nothing like free lunch. Though there have been reports about WhatsApp going to start serving ads that has yet to come to pass. However, in the meantime (now that it is not serving ads) what could we be trading in exchange for free access to the popular messaging service?
I would like to say, your guess is as good as mine, but we all suspect we might be trading our data in exchange for free access to the instant messaging service. And perhaps you have gotten used to it!
Well, if that’s the …read more