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The founder of WhatsApp plans to leave the company due to disagreements with Facebook

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The founder of WhatsApp plans to leave the company due to disagreements with Facebook
The founder of WhatsApp plans to leave the company due to disagreements with Facebook

The founder of WhatsApp plans to leave the company due to disagreements with Facebook

The most popular app in its field, with 1.500 million users in the world, always distinguished by the security of user data, which are at the center of the clashes between Jan Koum and the great social network

The WhatsApp director,  Jan Koum , plans to leave the company after clashes with Facebook , owner of the popular messaging service, which marked his disagreement on strategies to use the personal data of users that would weaken their encryption , according to The Washington Post , which He cited people familiar with internal discussions at Mark Zuckerberg’s company .

Although it is not known when he will leave the company, “he has informed senior executives of Facebook and WhatsApp about his decision, and in recent months he has gone less frequently to the WhatsApp offices on the Facebook campus in Silicon Valley. “observed the newspaper.

Koum sold WhatsApp – the most popular app in its category, with 1.5 billion users worldwide – to Facebook in 2014, for just over USD 19,000 million. Koum is the only founder of a company bought by Facebook that integrates the directory and also plans, according to the same sources, to leave it.

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