Users lose the British confidence in many of the most popular apps on the market today due to fears of misuse of their data, according to a study conducted by a provider of communications software open source Open Xchange.
The study shows the opinion of the consumers towards the leading provider of messaging systems such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, as well as consumer confidence, broader in the technology sector.
It seems that the geopolitical issues that affect Huawei has had little influence on how the vision of consumers in the United Kingdom for the Chinese company, despite repeated accusations that the Chinese police engaged in surveillance practices.
She was the proportion of 11 percent of the participants expressed their desire to discontinue the use of products or services to Huawei, while want to more than 32 percent of the British stop using the services and products developed by Facebook.
Hopes ratio of 14 percent of consumers in the United Kingdom discontinue use of the service owned by Facebook instead and WhatsApp.
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It seems that many consumers are facing serious problems regarding the confidence when it comes to sharing their data via the internet, where the stated rate of 5 percent only that they completely trust in these companies when it comes to how they dealt with their data.
While I don’t trust 58 percent in the providers of messaging systems large in relation to their personal data, and the ratio of 63 percent when asked if they think that platform messaging services to large respects the privacy rights of their own or not.
She explained 73 percent of the British decline of trust in the providers of messaging systems, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, over the past two years, with a retention ratio of only 3 percent to the level of confidence the same which was in the beginning of this time frame.
The study said: the privacy risks biggest of the day comes from the providers, messaging systems, big IT companies are basically tools to help think in the personal communications business, but for the ratio of massive, the confidence in these companies at all-time lows.