President’s account transferred to the BiP application
According to a Bloomberg report, President Erdogan on Jan.11 ordered his WhatsApp groups to transfer to the encrypted BiP messaging app. BiP is an encrypted messaging application from Turkey, owned by Turkcell Eletissim Hizmetleri AS. From now on, all people will receive information from the President’s office and the Ministry of Defense through an account created on BiP.
Turkey boycott boycott voice intensifies
The voice against this American social media company in Turkey grew louder after the president announced his departure from WhatsApp. People in Turkey quickly join BiP app except WhatsApp. The Turkcell company reported on Sunday that around 1 million (1 million) new users joined BEP Messenger in the past 24 hours. Turkcell said the app has been downloaded more than 53 million times since its launch in 2013.
In a statement released by WhatsApp, the policy says the company will know what content is transmitted the most. Fake news will be easier to follow. Along with this, they will share the product of the commerce site on the status, so that Facebook Instagram will also show related ads. No private chat will be affected.
The company can monitor this user data
There is another outcry around the new policy as WhatsApp is very popular among people. Everyone who uses a smartphone has it as a common application. Through this, different types of data will be monitored. These will include information such as advertising data, purchase history, course location, phone number, email address, contacts, product interaction, customer data. crash, gallery, performance data.