It's not quite clear how WhatsApp plans to enforce its 16-or-over rule.
At present, WhatsApp does not ask users their age when they join, nor does it cross-reference their Facebook or Instagram accounts to find out.
The new laws also give regulators the power to fine corporations up to 4 per cent of their global turnover or €20 million, whichever is larger, for failing to meet the tough new data protection requirements.
Under the law, children must be 16 years of age in order to give consent for their personal data to be processed.
The sudden change of strategy may have come along the heels of the fact that recently, WhatsApp has come under the scanner across Europe for its end-to-end encoded messaging system and its tactic to share more information with its parent organization, Facebook. Twitter is also giving users more control over how it shares certain non-public data. This feature, Request Account Info, will be rolling out to all users around the world on the newest version of the app. The CONSENT act provides further protection for consumers by prohibiting edge providers from refusing to serve users who do not consent to the use and sharing of their information.
Amnesty International have described the actions against the Rohingya Muslims in the northern state of Rahkine as genocide. The Leeds owner, Andrea Radrizzani , has business interests in sports media firms operating in south-east Asia.
Barca teammate Ivan Rakitic however, does not want Iniesta to leave the club and rather insists that the midfielder should stay. Asked if he knew what Iniesta's decision might be, the Croatia worldwide said: " I don't know, I hope he doesn't [leave ].
Such illegal drilling is common in Aceh, where state-run oil and natural gas company Pertamina operates an oil field. Abandoned oil wells are sometimes re-tapped while locals also drill into fresh sites to find new sources.
President Donald Trump is hosting French President Emmanuel Macron for the first state visit of his presidency. Trade hasn't been the only point of contention the Apple CEO has had with the Trump administration.
Vivian Cheruiyot savours her victory after winning an Olympics gold medal in 5,000m in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil past year . The current Olympic champion is the peerless Kipchoge, who this weekend won the London Marathon for the third time.
Although a Democrat, Senator Felder conferences with the Republicans, which gives the Republicans the majority. Democrats are set to have a numeric majority in the state Senate, but Republicans are retaining power.
The justices will also review his post-inauguration tweets and retweets, which opponents say provide further evidence. Trump has said the travel ban is needed to protect the United States from terrorism by Islamic militants.
Colorado teachers make an average of $46,000 a year, ranking 46th in teacher pay, according to the National Education Association. Teachers from the Poudre School District, Cherry Creek Schools, Adams 12 Five Star, Denver Public Schools and St.
Six Democrats and one Independent voted to confirm Pompeo: Heitkamp, Donnelly, Manchin, McCaskill, Jones, Nelson, and King (I). While Mr Tillerson disagreed with Mr Trump on many foreign policy matters, his replacement is a staunch Trump loyalist.
Peruvian police recovered the body of Vancouver resident Sebastian Woodroffe, 41, from a shallow grave Saturday. The graphic video shows Woodroffe lying in the mud, entangled in ropes as people stand around him.
Malaria gains under threat, warns WHO
The neighbouring Dak Lak and Dak Nong reported 89 and 78 cases, representing 1.6-fold and 0.3-fold increases, respectively. Last year, more than 200 million people around the world were affected by the disease.