One notable thing about its co-founders is that while Jan Koum continues to lead the company, Brian Acton left the company earlier this year to start his own non-profit foundation.
The report went on to add that WhatsApp declined to comment on the statement while Acton "did not immediately respond to a request for comment".
It turns out even $19 billion isn't enough to convince people of the merits of Facebook. Now, a real gut punch to The Zuck has arrived from messaging platform Whatsapp co-founder Brian Acton, who has now urged his Twitter followers to join the movement.
Ex-NFL players to help launch new football league
It's pretty hard to beat that level of experience just from how many combined seasons those men have played in the NFL . According to Ebersol, he plans on fully incorporating Fantasy Football and a media plan into the league.
Winona Ryder gets substantial pay rise for Stranger Things season three
Big pay day: Noah Schnapp , Finn Wolfhard , Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin will each get paid $250,000 per episode. She tweeted, "What! Oh Well You can let them all know that everyone on behalf on Stranger things would've come!"
Leaders call for calm in South China Sea
Its air force also said in February that Chinese Su-35 fighter jets took part in a combat patrol over the disputed waterway. Hanoi, for example, is partnering with New Delhi on South China Sea issues.
The news which broke over the weekend has now grown into a full blown crisis with lawmakers in the US, UK and Europe demanding answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
According to an Associated Press report, the chairman of the United Kingdom parliamentary media committee, Damian Collins, said Facebook officials "have been misleading to the committee". This is not the first time that a former Facebook executive has showed discomfort after leaving the company. Ever since the news, Facebook has shed $60 billion in value. WhatsApp co-founder is the latest voice to be in support of this hashtag. According to Facebook, Kogan then sold the data to Cambridge Analytica and in 2015, Kogan and Cambridge Analytica were told to delete the data.
Facebook lost 2.6 per cent after it said it faced questions from the US Federal Trade Commission about how its users'personal data was mined by a political consultancy hired by Trump's campaign. Interestingly Facebook also suspended the account of the whistleblower Christopher Wylie, who revealed key details and documents about the whole exercise.