Following the ruckus, WhatsApp today confirmed that it is not implementing its new policy for now. This information was shared by WhatsApp before the court during the hearing of the plea against the CCI inquiry filed by WhatsApp. WhatsApp has made it clear in the High Court that it has voluntarily put the update on hold till the data protection bill is passed, and assured not to pressurize users to accept the policy. This year WhatsApp had implemented a policy under which WhatsApp users had to share their data with Facebook, but there was a ruckus on the internet regarding this policy, many people including government authorities criticized this policy.
Along with this, WhatsApp also made it clear in the court that users can use all the functions of WhatsApp without any hassle.Besides all this, to attract more users to the platform WhatsApp is going to introduced several amazing features to the app including Multi-device support, WhatsApp Read Later, Missed group calls, Disappearing mode, View Once feature, etc.