BREAKING:Why WhatsApp’s Co-founder, Brian Acton Is Resigning
Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, now owned by Facebook will leave the messaging service company to start a new foundation, he said in a Facebook post, Media reports on Wednesday.
Acton spent eight years with WhatsApp, which Facebook bought in 2014 for $19 billion in cash and stock.
A Stanford University alumnus, Acton co-founded WhatsApp with Ukrainian immigrant Jan Koum in 2009.
The duo worked at Yahoo before starting WhatsApp.
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