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Signal won’t replace WhatsApp, the WhatsApp cofounder who chairs the Signal Foundation says. Instead, people will use the 2 services for different conversations.

The encrypted messaging service Signal won’t replace WhatsApp, Brian Acton, the executive chairman of the Signal Foundation and cofounder of WhatsApp, predicted. Downloads of Signal have skyrocketed since WhatsApp announced it would make users share some personal data with its parent company, Facebook. Acton said there was room for both […]
Signal won’t replace WhatsApp, the WhatsApp cofounder who chairs the Signal Foundation says. Instead, people will use the 2 services for different conversations.
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‘This is probably the last time you’ll ever talk to me’: WhatsApp’s cofounder broke his silence about his icy relationship with Mark Zuckerberg

Brian Acton, a cofounder of WhatsApp, has broken his silence about leaving Facebook three years after his company was acquired for $US19 billion. In an explosive interview with Forbes, Acton outlined tensions with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg about introducing ads into WhatsApp. Acton recalled one meeting […]
‘This is probably the last time you’ll ever talk to me’: WhatsApp’s cofounder broke his silence about his icy relationship with Mark Zuckerberg