Facebook has planned to retire some Windows phones. According to a Microsoft official statement, the support of Facebook Messenger, Instagram and Facebook app will stop in some Windows smartphones from April 30, 2019, although there is still nothing clear about whatsapps.Let’s say that WhatSAPP has not already been working on the version below Windows 8.1.
It may be said that Microsoft and Facebook have joined in this shutting down season. More recently Google has blocked Google Plus, Inbox by Gmail and Allo. By the way, web versions of Facebook, Instagram and Messenger will work in Windows 8.1 and 10. This report was first published by Engadget on behalf of Microsoft. Facebook’s verdict confirms that Facebook is preparing to completely stop its support in Windows Phone.
Significantly, security researchers have recently disclosed the data leak of millions of Facebook users. Security firm Upgard has said in a report that about 54 million records of Facebook users have been uploaded to third party public servers.
In the report of the Upgrade, it has been claimed that Facebook’s 54 million data has been uploaded by two third party companies on Amazon’s servers. The data uploaded on Amazon’s server contains the full profile of Facebook users.