Two years later, "Free" service WhatsApp, will soon begin to share some member information with Facebook. That move that is rankling some of the company’s more than one billion users.
WhatsApp said on Thursday that it would start disclosing the phone numbers and analytics data of its users to Facebook. It will be the first time the messaging service has connected users’ accounts to the social network to share data, as Facebook tries to coordinate information across its collection of businesses.
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