The head of the WhatsApp has now resigned

Глава WhatsApp ушел с должности

The Washington Post, citing sources, reported that the head of WhatsApp Jan koum made this decision due to disagreements with Facebook.

Co-founder of WhatsApp messenger and head of the company Jan koum left post.

“It’s been almost ten years since then, as Brian (Acton – ed.) has created Whatsapp and it was an amazing journey with the best people. But I have to move on. I’m leaving at a time when people use Whatsapp to a greater extent than I could imagine. Thank you to everyone who has made this journey possible,” he wrote on his page in Facebook.

As reported by the Washington Post, citing sources, Jan koum made this decision due to disagreements with Facebook. In particular, it was not satisfied with the “strategy popular service of sending messages and attempts by Facebook to use personal data and to weaken its encryption”.

WhatsApp application for smartphones that allows users of different mobile platforms to exchange messages. The number of WhatsApp users exceed 1 billion people.

WhatsApp has added a new payment feature

Recall, the company Facebook purchased WhatsApp in 2014 for 21.8 billion dollars.

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