WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has spoken publicly for the first time since quitting Facebook — which acquired the encrypted messaging app for US$22 billion in 2014 — but apart from some intricate detail, has revealed nothing apart from what emerged when the news of his leaving the social media giant broke in June.
In its first move to make money off WhatsApp, Facebook has increased the functionality of the WhatsApp Business app that it has been testing for a few months, allowing companies to send messages to customers through the app.
Users of the end-to-end encrypted messaging service WhatsApp can expect to be deluged by ads soon, after the founders of the program, who sold it to Facebook, ended their association with the social media giant.
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