According to Ofcom around a third of 12-15-year olds in the United Kingdom use WhatsApp on a regular basis, and at the moment the Facebook-owned app doesn't ask users to verify their age. A user can request and export a report of your WhatsApp account information and settings.
Rather than offer that second option, WhatsApp's new Terms of Service suggest a blanket rule which is that you either have to be 16 or you will be banned.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is created to give people in the EU greater protection over their personal data.
Facebook is also set to change its rules.
FRANKFURT, April 26 (Reuters) - As Europe nears tough new privacy rules, Facebook reckons the worst that could happen is that users will share less data, making it harder to target ads on the social network that raked in revenues of $12 billion in the first quarter.
WhatsApp will also soon allow users to download a report detailing everything the app knows about you.
"Every message and call is secured by end-to-end encryption so that no one, not even WhatsApp, can read or listen to your conversations". WhatsApp says the age-restriction for other countries around the world will remain at 13-years-of-age.
At present, teenagers as young as 13 can sign up to use the messaging service, in similar vein to Facebook's other properties.
While WhatsApp does not now access information in messages or share that information with its sister-companies like Facebook, this may not be a permanent fixture. If this is not done, users will not see the fully personalised version of Facebook.
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