Co-founder of WhatsApp messenger and the head of a similar company Jan Kum left the post, he said on his own page on Facebook.
“It’s been almost 10 years since Brian and I (Acton – ed.) made Whatsapp, and it’s been an amazing trip with the best people. But I have to move on. I’m leaving at a time when people are using Whatsapp to a greater extent than I had the opportunity to assume. Thank you to everyone who made this trip possible,” wrote Jan koum.
As reported by the Washington Post with reference to informants, Jan Kum accepted this conclusion because of disagreements with the company Facebook. In particular, it is not organized “strategy known service send notices and proclivities Facebook to use personal data and to weaken its encryption”.
WhatsApp-application for phones that allows users of all kinds of mobile platforms to throw messages. The number of WhatsApp users is higher than 1 billion people.
Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014 for $21.8 billion.