New report casts doubt on WhatsApp’s privacy practices

A new investigation ProPublica has cast doubt on Facebook’s privacy practices and the encryption of its WhatsApp messaging platform. The article highlights several key findings that are not explicitly revealed to the 2-billion user base.

Even though WhatsApp features end-to-end encryption since 2016, there are some circumstances in which the 1,000 contractors using Facebook’s special software can read messages sent from one user to another. For instance, when somebody reports a message, even in a private chat, the AI algorithm will look for suspicious activity related to terrorism,…