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WhatsApp: Your Data Is Safe With Us, Even From Facebook

WhatsApp, the standalone messaging app that Facebook purchased last month for $16 billion, is not in the business of data collecting. The company, which will operate autonomously under Facebook’s ownership, published a blog post Monday to address concerns that its recent acquisition may mean user data will be shared or that more will be collected. […]



Facebook Has No Plans to Bring Ads to WhatsApp

“No ads. No games. No gimmicks.” That is Jan Koum’s mantra. He’s said it at press events and he says it to himself. In fact, he keeps a note taped to his desk with those words written on it in blue pen.