The status messages appeared quite a few times in India and now it is shown to the United Kingdom and the United States. The recently appeared Whatsapp status read ” Whatsapp can’t listen or read to your conversations as they are end-to-end encrypted.” This would be spotted in the Whatsapp statuses on the top of all messages of your contacts.
A WhatsApp spokesperson told Verge about their new move in Whatsapp saying ” there is confusion and misinformation about our recent update and we help everyone understand the facts behind how Whatsapp protects people’s security and privacy. We will provide updates to people in the Status tab so people would hear from Whatsapp directly. We reaffirm that neither Facebook nor Whatsapp can see your messages because they are protected by end-to-end encryption.”