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Tuesday, 16th January, 2018
 Nigeria   ::   News
Whatsapp co-founder, Brain Acton to leave company
Sep 13, 2017
By: kehinde Osunrinde

Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, now owned by Facebook Inc (FB.O), said on his facebook page that he will leave the messaging service company to start a new foundation.

Acton spent eight years with WhatsApp, which Facebook bought in 2014 for $19 billion in cash and stock.

A Stanford alumnus, Acton co-founded WhatsApp with Ukrainian immigrant, Jan Koum in 2009.

The duo worked at Yahoo before starting WhatsApp.


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