This is an interesting development. I can’t understand what’s going on in
Menlo Park, California. On the face of it seems like its Facebook vs the
What gives? What are the algorithms and data telling them?
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On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 10:34 PM Liz Orembo via kictanet <
> Greetings listers,
> It looks like WhatsApp privacy updates are still with us, just postponed
> till 15th May. Check these links out:
> – WhatsApp to switch off messages for all who reject new terms :
> – WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy update despite backlash:
> KICTANet in partnership with FB will hold a webinar *Tuesday on March
> 2nd, from 11am to 12.30* noon. The FB team will respond to questions that
> were raised earlier on this list, and new ones that may arise as a result
> of these new updates.
> We therefore invite you to ask your questions here starting tomorrow
> Tuesday February 23, 2020 to Thursday February 25, 2020. The questions will
> be curated and the FB team will respond to them during the webinar on
> Here are a few questions to guide our discussions:
> 1. 1. What trends are these updates going to set?
> 2. These updates only apply in Europe because of the GDPR, yet our own
> data protection Act mirrors these regulations. What can we make of this?
> 3. What are the implications of the privacy updates on harvesting the
> data and metadata for advertisement?
> The floor is open!
> Best regards.
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