Sunday, December 22, 2019

Why have Americans turned a cold shoulder to messaging giant WhatsApp?

Why have Americans turned a cold shoulder to messaging giant WhatsApp?

Article Snip: "...WhatsApp launched in 2009 in California, built by software engineers Brian Acton and Jan Koum. It grew in popularity so swiftly that Facebook bought it in 2014 for a cool $19 billion; this is still Facebook’s largest acquisition to date, and one of the largest in tech acquisitions history — significantly more than the $1 billion it spent to buy Instagram. (Acton has since gone on to found Signal, a more secure, less corporate, less UI-friendly version of WhatsApp.)..."


Reference: www.digitaltrends.com