The change is part of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is created to give European Union citizens more control and protection over their data. They can, for example, request their data is erased.
The company has said that providing false information violates its terms, and users can be banned as a result.
It is asking them to nominate a parent or guardian to give permission for them to share information on the platform, otherwise they will not see a fully personalised version of the social media platform.
WhatsApp says the update ensured it could "meet the new high standards of transparency for how we protect the privacy of our users".
It said: "Our goal is simply to explain how we use and protect the limited information we have about you".
WhatsApp suspended the change in Europe after widespread regulatory scrutiny.
WhatsApp haven't yet announced how they intend to keep under-16s off the platform, but with a quarter of all 13-16 year olds using WhatsApp in the United Kingdom alone, they have a tough job on their hands. "The world is so different to what it was like when anybody that's a parent of a 13-year-old now was 13 themselves".
The GDPR comes into effect in May and introduces a demanding set of data privacy and security requirements on firms, with potential global reach.
Box-Office Weekend: Rampage Rages Against the Box Office
Thanks to a strong overseas opening of $114.1 million from 61 markets, the worldwide opening weekend resulted in $148.6 million. Despite getting awful reviews with a 15 percent Rotten Tomatoes score, the film still managed to find an audience.
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and some other tech firms have said they plan to give people in the USA and elsewhere the same protections and rights that Europeans will gain.
Qatar is ready to host the World in 2022, setting the record of the first nation to stage the tournament in the Middle East. The FIFA World Cup defending champions, Germany held on to the top spot on the log, despite a draw and defeat in March.
The 11-year-old IL native performed on the Sahara stage of the music festival on Friday afternoon, just before DJ Whethan's set. According to TMZ , Ramsey will hit the Coachella stage later today as part of DJ Whethan's set.
This was done to make sure that Facebook didn't break the 2011 FTC consent decree and deceive customers. PwC essentially said that Facebook was operating an effective privacy program during that time period.
In March, an Arik flight from Lagos to Accra, Ghana, made an emergency landing after the pilot detected a smoke in the cabin. Jennifer Riordan, 43 and a mother of two, was sucked out of the broken window and pulled back inside by fellow passengers.
Records obtained by The Globe indicated that Latanowich had more than 110 entries and served four years in state prison. Baker also ordered all US and state flags on state buildings lowered to half-staff in honor of the fallen officer.
Funds hold 340.36 million shares thus 1.17% less from 2017Q3's 344.40 million shares. 153 are held by Cap Advsrs Ltd Limited Com. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 198,490 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. 1,800 were reported by Avalon.
Authorities in Guilin said villagers in Dunmu Village organised the practice session without notifying police beforehand. Around 40 individuals were pulled out of their water living with saving work end around 10pm (1400 GMT), Xinhua stated.
According to The Hollywood Reporter , Yan has now joined the project, which will be based on the Birds of Prey comic book series. The film is reportedly for an untitled film featuring Harley Quinn and a girl gang that is based on Birds of Prey .
The free Spotify app is getting a major overhaul with new tools previously only available to users who paid a subscription fee. He also pointed out that 71 percent of Spotify's monthly active users - 157 million worldwide - are under the age of 34.
The longtime leader of USA Gymnastics, Steve Penny , quit in March, and all board members stepped down at the demand of the U.S. When asked if she'd been aware of any sexual misconduct by Nassar prior to that point, Martha said, "Absolutely not".
Philly police commissioner apologizes for Starbucks arrest
As a black man, I am long accustomed to navigating life under the assumption that I am unwelcome, unworthy and perhaps risky . Recorded police shootings of unarmed black men in places like Ferguson, Baltimore and Charleston have had a similar dynamic.
LPL Financial LLC Acquires 12487 Shares of Corning Inc. (GLW)
It increased, as 15 investors sold POWI shares while 65 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.67 average brokerage recommendation.
Coli outbreak across 7 states
Health officials are investigating a Panera Bread in Phillipsburg, New Jersey after a cluster of E. coli illnesses were reported. Consumers who have store-bought chopped romaine lettuce should not eat it and throw it away immediately, the CDC said .
All missiles reached targets in Syria, Pentagon says
The US however insist a "deconfliction channel" with Russian Federation continues to operate, details of which remain secret. Trump has also said the the U.S.is prepared to continue the attacks until the Syrian regime stops using chemical weapons.
Will Modi come to Chennai tomorrow?
They want the allocation should be based on the 1971 census data since all of them have successfully reduced their population growth rates.
Google is testing self-destructing emails in new Gmail
Recipients will then receive an e-mail that requires them to click a link and input their Google credentials to view the e-mail. Google began alerting G Suite admins today that a " new Gmail experience " would be previewed in the coming weeks .