Jan Koum

  • Facebook’s 2016 Annual Meeting: Peter Thiel Remains on Board

    … of Facebook’s board of directors—Marc Andreessen, Erskine Bowles, Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Reed Hastings, Jan Koum, Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg—will serve through next year’s annual meeting. The new class of non-voting capital stock, class-C capital stock, which was also approved at the company’s annual meeting, was first proposed on the day…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 27 readers -
  • WhatsApp Launches End-to-End Encryption

    … WhatsApp upped its security game in a big way with this week’s announcement that it now provides full end-to-end encryption. Co-founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton announced the news in a blog post, saying that users do not need to take any actions to activate end-to-end encryption, as it is now the default in versions of the WhatsApp…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 10 readers -
  • WhatsApp Tops 1 Billion Monthly Active Users

    …-founder Jan Koum and Zuckerberg. WhatsApp said in its blog post: As of today, 1 billion people are using WhatsApp. That’s nearly one in seven people on Earth who use WhatsApp each month to stay in touch with their loved ones, their friends and their family. We are proud of this milestone, and we’re humbled by the extraordinary ways all of you have used…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 23 readers -
  • No More Annual Fees for WhatsApp Users (No Ads, Either)

    … giving you an experience without third-party ads and spam. WhatsApp co-founder and Facebook board member Jan Koum actually broke the news of the app’s abolition of subscription fees at the DLD Conference in Munich, saying, as reported by Re/code: It really doesn’t work that well. We just don’t want people to think at some point their communication…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 17 readers -
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