According to the recent news, one of the founders of the popular messaging application of WhatsApp, Brian Acton, has left the company. Brian Acton, who was born on February 17, 1972) is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of WhatsApp with Jan Koum.
Brian Acton was one of the founders of the company and he went on to serve at WhatsApp after the sale of the company to Facebook for $ 19 billion a few years ago. He recently announced that he is going to leave his position at WhatsApp.
Brian Acton, who had shared explanations for his decision, said that he planned to spend his time working on his own company that he is planning to open in the near future. Brian Acton shared his decision on his Facebook account.
In 2009, Brian Acton met Jan Koum, and the two left their jobs at Yahoo in order to set up the popular messaging application WhatsApp. The application, which changed the communication habits of millions of users in a short period of time, is also shown as the biggest reason underlying the decline of the history of SMS to the lowest level.