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WhatsApp to delay launch of new business features after privacy backlash

The delay is a setback for WhatsApp's plan to generate revenue by facilitating commercial exchanges on the messaging app, which Facebook acquired for $19 billion in 2014 but has been slow to monetize

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WhatsApp said on Friday users will no longer have to review and accept its updated terms by Feb. 8, nor will they have their accounts suspended or deleted by that date | Photo: Bloomberg

Inc’s is delaying the roll out of new business features following user backlash over the company’s data sharing practices.

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First Published: Sat, January 16 2021. 02:46 IST

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