While WhatsApp’s update was Facebook’s most visible and widespread effort to gather data, the switch to other apps after the move will probably be led by more affluent users and most won’t be too perturbed, said Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief executive, Greyhound Research. “India is a mass market and a large segment of users do not value privacy as much as other markets,” he said. “WhatsApp is only going to go from strength to strength.”Economic Times
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