WhatsApp: what about your privacy?

WhatsApp is a mega business success, but it also causes communication overload and privacy discomfort. Waag's developer Raoul Wissink chooses not to use WhatsApp and explains why in this week’s VPRO guide.

The article focusses on the success and social advantages of WhatsApp, but also points out the financial consequences for telecom providers, the security and privacy risks, and the impact it has on our way of communicating. Our developer Raoul Wissink thinks we should be more aware of the personal data we share and explains how services like WhatsApp could take advantage of this information.

Read the article here (pdf, in Dutch)

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