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WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits over privacy disagreements with Facebook

The Guardian --------- The chief executive and co-founder of WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging app, is leaving the company over disagreements about privacy and encryption. Jan Koum will also step down from Facebook’s board of directors, a role he negotiated when WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook for $19bn in 2014, according to the Washington Post. “It’s been almost a decade since Brian [Acton] and I started WhatsApp, and it’s been an amazing journey with some of the best people. But it is time for me to move on,” wrote Koum on his Facebook profile. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits over privacy disagreements with Facebook - Read More from The Guardian

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