The Facebook-owned app had earlier planned to implement the policy in February and had started in-app notifications about the changes in January. However, the updates were met with intense backlash by users, who raised concerns about data privacy. Even the Government asked WhatsApp to withdraw the changes, citing data concerns.
The banner will appear at the top of the chat and in order to read them, users will have to tap on the “Tap to review”. Once rolled out, WhatsApp will keep reminding users to read the terms of service and then accept the new update.