WhatsApp, Facebook and privacy

WhatsApp is known for privacy, praised by many of its 1.5 billion for its end-to-end encryption. But when it announced a new update that meant it would share data with Facebook, millions fled to rival apps. Is there any danger?

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  1. What is your favourite way to communicate with friends online? Why? Write down your answer.
  2. Come up with a new messaging app that could rival WhatsApp. Design an icon and think of a name that would stand out on a phone screen.