Facebook paid $22 billion for WhatsApp’s user data and now it’s getting it

Facebook didn’t pony up $22 billion for WhatsApp just for its messaging app. Facebook was exchanging one type of currency for another that it’s been able to cash into billions: data. And now it’s getting it. WhatsApp updated its privacy policy on Thursday to state that it will now be sharing people’s account information — but not their messages — with Facebook, unless people ...Read the full article