Morning intel: Apple releases patched iOS update, 2017 iPhone may lose the home button

• WhatsApp, touted for its encrypted messaging, announced yesterday that it will now be sharing user data—specifically phone numbers—with parent company Facebook. Here’s how to opt out of sharing your information. 

Bloomberg reports that the 2017 iPhone may nix the home button and, perhaps, build it into the display instead. 

• In other Apple news: The company has urged people to update their mobile devices to iOS 9.3.5 after discovering an Israeli cyberarms dealer had exploited security vulnerabilities in Apple’s operating system.

• Twitter’s Promoted Sticker ad campaigns reportedly cost advertisers $500,000, according to BuzzFeed News. PM