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.
Welcome drop in inflation as Brexit impact fades
The economists expect the data to show acceleration of growth to an annual rate of 2.6% in the three months to the end of January. As the post-referendum currency effect fell out of the year on year comparisons, price rises were always likely to ease back.
Del Potro stops Federer at Indian Wells
Nadal lost in the finals in Miami a year ago and hence will lose 600 ATP points by choosing to skip the tournament in 2018. This was the 19th time in Federer's career he had match points and failed to win and only the second time in a final.
Officials offering $115000 for information on package bombings
The attack differed from three earlier blasts in Austin this month, which were caused by package bombs left on people's doorsteps. Police fear a "skilled" serial bomber behind two murders could be behind a tripwire blast that injured two cyclists Sunday night.
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.