Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for WhatsApp, told the court that as per his client's stand the accounts of those not accepting the new policy will not be deleted for the time being.
Cambridge Analytica scam: Whistleblower Christopher Wylie says group worked with Indian politicians including JD(U)
Wylie said his former employer Cambridge Analytica had an Indian arm and conducted election research on behalf of some parties including the JD(U), now a BJP ally, for 'desired outcome'.
Reports suggest that even though the account is deleted, the social media giant and apps affiliated with it may still have access to personal data.
Concerns were flagged on data privacy in the wake of revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s alleged misuse of Facebook user data.
Facebook's shares were trading at about the cheapest they have been since the social network's initial public offering nearly six years ago.
Twenty were Apple employees who allegedly used the company's internal computer system to gather users' names, phone numbers, Apple IDs, and other data.