A further source also says that the data is shared in order to help, provide, improve and support the market services. The Facebook companies not only include the well known networks but also the Onavo application, which has been discussed for snooping. Meanwhile, the US Trade Commission is examining whether Facebook prevented competition by buying WhatsApp.
What Happens To The Data?
Facebook uses the data available to us to provide our services. With the information, the group would seem to want more about how users use their services and offers from advertising. As a result, Facebook could improve the services, make suggestions and specialize functions and content to users.
Zuckerberg has made it his goal to integrate his companies platform more closely. It is used when Facebook is increasingly being targeted by authorities for its market stands and business practices. A few weeks ago, the FTC filed a lawsuit against Facebook. Among other things, they want to force the company to part with purchased apps such Whatsapp. A stronger link between them, as it is now also expressed in the new WhatsApp guidelines, could make this more difficult.