Facebook executive fires back over WhatsApp founder’s comments

Brian Acton, who sold his company to Facebook, has been vocal about his displeasure with the social media giant’s plans for his enterprise. In response, David Marcus spoke out stridently.

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Facebook has yet to right the ship after its data misuse scandal—and former partners are speaking out against the company.

Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, the popular messaging app that Facebook acquired for $16 billion, has been highly critical of Facebook and its leadership. His latest outcry was to call himself a “sellout” for dealing his creation to Mark Zuckerberg.

Acton spoke with a reporter at Forbes about his disagreements with Zuckerberg and Facebook.

Forbes wrote:

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