WhatsApp has updated its privacy policies, mandating users to share data with parent company Facebook. There was a similar change in July 2020, but users no longer have the option to “not have your WhatsApp account information shared with Facebook.”
WhatsApp Mandates Facebook Data-Sharing
Updated: January 7, 2020
The warning message just appeared on my iPhone in the UK:
Interestingly, the Android screenshot includes a third bullet point that I did not see on iOS:
How we partner with Facebook to offer integrations across the Facebook Company Products.
Updated to include iOS message and to correct/clarify what appears in Android message and FAQs.