Gradually reducing the functionality would remove the ability to start conversations or calls before removing chat or call answering options and finally terminating the account.
But one page frequently asked questions about changes and the consequences of not accepting the terms and the new policy on the WhatsApp website was recently updated and it seems that Facebook has decided not to continue. At least for now…
The reminder will no longer be persistent, something the company had planned to do in the past.
Facebook does not reveal why it decided to change course, but one possible explanation is that the measures it wanted to take led users to leave the platform. Competitive services saw an increase in user numbers immediately after Facebook's announcement.