The famous Android messaging client, WhatsApp is getting serious over its Clone app i.e. WhatsApp Plus, which is becoming equally famous these days among the users.
The Facebook owned WhatsApp is believed to ban users who are found guilty on the basis of “Violation of Terms of Service” agreement.
The users get a direct ban of 24 hours on using WhatsApp, displaying the below message:It was recently rumored that WhatsApp is working on a new App called WhatsApp Plus, which will incorporate many new features, themes, emoticons and better privacy. But later after the verification of WhatsApp Plus Website, the news was confirmed to be fake and having no association with Facebook-owned WhatsApp.
Lots of new vicious websites cropped up to trick users to download and install this fake app, what could potentially be a malware also.Finally, WhatsApp showed some genuine concern for its users and took serious action to curb this mess.
The official WhatsApp website’s FAQ Section was updated, which confirmed the action of ban on users for 24 hours:
Why am I banned for using WhatsApp Plus and how do I get unbanned?
WhatsApp Plus is an application that was not developed by WhatsApp, nor is it authorized by WhatsApp. The developers of WhatsApp Plus have no relationship to WhatsApp, and we do not support WhatsApp Plus. Please be aware that WhatsApp Plus contains source code which WhatsApp cannot guarantee as safe and that your private information is potentially being passed to 3rd parties without your knowledge or authorization.Please uninstall your application and install an authorized version of WhatsApp from our website or Google Play. Then, you will be able to use WhatsApp.
Ayoproxy strongly recommend the users to uninstall WhatsApp Plus ASAP to save themselves from getting deprived of using WhatsApp for any Business or Personal use.
Culled from CDI