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WhatsApp co-founder & CEO Jan Koum quits Facebook over disagreements with the company which acquired the free messaging app a few years ago. WhatsApp was designed with a disdain for ads and a focus on privacy, but the parent company is now pressured to start making money from its services, The Guardian reports. Jan Koum who co-founded the Facebook-owned messaging app 9 years ago is having disagreements with Facebook over privacy and encryption. The Guardian reports that Koum will also step down from Facebook's board of directors,...