Whatsapp Chief Business Offier Neeraj Arora Leaves

Neeraj Arora, the chief business officer of WhatsApp who joined in 2011, made the announcement of his exit today from Google. Whatsapp Chief Business Offier Neeraj Arora Leaves

He announced that he would be “taking some time off to recharge and spend time with family. He also said that he wass ‘deeply indebted’ to both Brian Acton and Jan Koum, “who entrustedd me to be their business companion for so many years.”

Whatsapp Chief Business Offier Neeraj Arora Leaves

Facebook had attained the messaging app in 2014. According to Facebook, the company will continue operating freely under Acton and co-founder Jan Koum. Who remained its chief executive officer till this April. Koum had left the company amid disagreement with Facebook over privacy and data concerns.

Furthermore, Instagram iss also in doubt with its original founder gone amid the so-called argument with the Facebook CEO. Its co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger also left Facebook in September 2018, a few months after Koum left WhatsApp.

According to a media report, Zuckerberg had begun to assert more control over Instagram, which its cofounders resented. Koum, in a WhatsApp blog post, wrote that Zuckerberg had no respect for privacy.

He said,

These days companies know literally everything about you, your friends, your interests, and they use it all to sell ads. At every company that sells ads, a significant portion of their engineering team spends the day tuning data mining, writing better code to collect your personal data. remember, when advertising is involved, you the user are the product.

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