LocalCircles reported that 24 percent of users said they and their groups are considering moving to other platforms, while 15 percent said they will stop using Whatsapp completely, respectively. The rest 10 percent of users said to reduce WhatsApp usage.
“The survey result indicated that the messaging app is likely to see 15% users in India completely moving away, while 36% will reduce usage drastically,” as per LocalCircles report.
Among data that WhatsApp will share with Facebook include payment account and transaction information for users who use WhatsApp’s payments services or use its Services meant for purchases or other financial transactions. LocalCircles report pointed out that 67 percent of users said they will likely discontinue chats with Whatsapp business accounts if Whatsapp shares user and transaction information with Facebook and third party services, while 91 percent said they will not use its payment features, respectively.