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What’s up with WhatsApp? And must you rush to find a new message app?

The messaging giant’s data-sharing move was long expected, but changes little for everyday users — for now

Senior reporter

Don’t ditch WhatsApp because if you do you’ll be alone.

So warned tech expert Arthur Goldstuck on Monday as users said they were quitting the global messaging service due to privacy fears.

“Half of SA uses WhatsApp,” he said, adding that though there had been a surge in interest in other messaging apps, such as Signal and Telegram, users would still have to persuade their contacts to also make the switch...

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