The co-founder of whatsapp, who made billions from its sale to facebook, has thrown his support behind a campaign against the us social. Whatsapp co-founder brian acton left facebook inc last year now he's saying others should do the same. 24, 2014, just after facebook bought whatsapp lluis gene/getty images the wall street journal published a bombshell story on tuesday.
Facebook acquired whatsapp in 2014 for about $22 billion, and now acton's focus is on data protection and privacy, as he wrote last month. Whatsapp business is adding more customer service features to chat with consumers, including a way for people to click on facebook ads to. Facebook is being battered by privacy scandals, user outrage and fake news controversies in india, its biggest problem is whatsapp. Whatsapp's founders were made overnight billionaires in 2014, when they sold their startup to facebook for $22 billion but jan koum and.
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San francisco — global messaging service whatsapp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with facebook, its parent. As of today, the phone numbers of whatsapp users will be shared with parent company facebook this will allow facebook to run analytics on. In 2014, when facebook bought messaging platform whatsapp for $218 billion, many people were worried about the privacy implications. How ugly was the breakup between facebook inc fb 031% and the two founders of whatsapp, its biggest acquisition the creators of the. Facebook and whatsapp have both published new privacy policies and in accordance with their pledge not to share unless it was fully gdpr.
The director of the federal trade commission's bureau of consumer protection notified facebook and whatsapp about their obligations to. A facebook site outage is being reported by users on twitter. Purchased in 2014 for around $22 billion, whatsapp is facebook's most expensive acquisition it's also one of facebook's major properties that.
Whatsapp co-founder brian acton, who sold his company to facebook for billions , says it's time to #deletefacebook. Facebook, the private messaging app's owner, is struggling to keep up with the spread of disinformation that has sparked lynch mobs and. Just three days after announcing that whatsapp had been purchased by facebook, koum said they were. According to a report from the washington post, koum is leaving facebook due to repeated clashes with senior facebook executives over their.