We want to explore ways for you to communicate with businesses that matter to you, while still giving you an experience without third-party banner ads and spam.
Still, the sharing of your information from WhatsApp to Facebook has enraged a number of people, including Gears, so if you want to opt-out, here’s the method for doing it.
Actually, there’s two ways. Method one applies if you’re yet to accept the new terms and conditions. Instead of just doing the old “Yeah, yeah, accept, whatever… just open the app”, scroll all the way down to the bottom and click on the part that says..
In here you’ll need to then remove the tick from the checkbox…
What? you’ve already blindly clicked “Yeah, yeah, accept, whatever… just open the app” ?! Don’t worry, you’ll have 30 days to opt out. In WhatsApp, head to “Settings -> Account -> Share my account info”. At the bottom of this screen is another checkbox, so remove the tick from there and you’re done..