Now the stampede toward those messaging services has Silicon Valley s giants scrambling to catch up. Being able to tap into this address-book messaging is a major reason Facebook decided that WhatsApp, the most popular of these services, was worth
By Alexei Oreskovic and Leila Abboud. SAN FRANCISCO/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will take a victory lap at the world s largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out
Jan Koum, co-founder and chief executive of WhatsApp, said: “WhatsApp s extremely high user engagement and rapid growth are driven by the simple, powerful and instantaneous messaging capabilities we provide.