13 September, 2017, 13:35 | Author: Marjorie Miles
Brian Acton, one of the co-founders of WhatsApp, now owned by the social media giant Facebook, announced earlier this week that he would be leaving the communications platform. In a lot of ways, though, this is what WhatsApp had always stood for before Facebook acquired it three years ago. In particular, Acton has been given much credit for his role in implementing WhatsApp'send-to-end encryption which now features on all messaging conversations. Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp, along with Neeraj Arora, Head of Business, WhatsApp had visited Indian Institute of Technology -Delhi to interact with the students.
Acton co-founded WhatsApp with Jan Koum in 2009, after working together at Yahoo.
Confirming the news on his Facebook post, he said - "I am very fortunate at my age to have the flexibility to take new risks and focus on what I'm passionate about". Acton continued by pointing out that the time has come for him to "focus and execute" his latest plan. Though, he did not share more concrete details about his new venture. This decision is, of course, a tough one.
Acton, now worth $6.5bn according to Forbes, was responsible for leading the engineering division at WhatsApp. I'm proud of what our team has accomplished in only a few years, and it's humbling to see that so many people rely on WhatsApp every day.
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As per the Internal Sources, Acton's role won't be filled by any employee. Acton is one of the key players behind the messaging app's wide and consistent success housing over a Billion users. The service has over a billion daily active users and 200 million of them are in India which makes India its biggest standalone market.
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