The co-founder of WhatsApp with more than 1 billion daily users, said that on Monday he was leaving the company, Because of privacy data loss inside Facebook and WhatsApp user. Jan Koum’s plan to exit from Facebook after Facebook’s attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption
Jan Koum’s said that “It’s been almost a decade since Brian 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.” Jan koum’s didn’t give a date for his departure and don’t want to comment on this.
Mark Zuckerberg commented on Koum’s post and say that he was grateful for what Koum taught him about encryption “and its ability to take power from centralized systems and put it back in people’s hands. Those values will always be at the heart of WhatsApp.”
Stanford alumnus Acton and Ukrainian immigrant Koum co-founded WhatsApp in 2009. Facebook bought WhatsApp in 2014 for $19 billion in cash and stock.
WhatsApp grew in popularity in part because its encrypted messages are stored on users’ smartphones and not on company servers, making the service more private.
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