About harvesting personal information

Harvesting information at scale, also known as scraping, through the use of an automated tool for any unpermitted purpose violates the WhatsApp Terms of Service. Scrapers might attempt to search for and save users' information. This can include phone numbers, user profile pictures, and statuses from the WhatsApp platform.
Accounts could be temporarily or permanently banned if suspected of scraping personal information from WhatsApp. For more information on how to use WhatsApp responsibly, read this article.
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