But then felt that the matter was not being formed and then the job should be taken. WhatsApp was conceptualized not by college students but by people who were in their thirties and had a stable job with a renowned company.

With the acquisition, Koum, 38, will join Facebook's board of directors, but WhatsApp will remain autonomous and independent from the social network, much like Instagram. Whatsapp’s history needs to be heard as it is not like any usual startup story where the founders had an idea which made them drop out from their colleges, build a team, and get pre-seed funding from a giant like Facebook or Google. WhatsApp is free and offers simple, secure, reliable messaging and calling, available on phones all over the world. WhatsApp Messenger: More than 2 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. image by google founders of WhatsApp: There was a time when two friends quit the job of a company like Yahoo, thinking of doing something of their own.