December 10, 2016 6:08 AM ET

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Company Overview of WhatsApp Inc.

Company Overview

WhatsApp Inc. operates as a cross-platform mobile messaging company. The company’s cross-platform communication application allows users to exchange unlimited text and multimedia messages, such as audio, video, and photo messages without having to pay for short messaging service fees. It supports iPhone, blackberry, android, windows, Nokia, and symbian platforms. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Santa Clara, California. As of October 6, 2014, WhatsApp Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Facebook, Inc.

650 Castro Street

Suite 120-219

Mountain View, CA 

United States

Founded in 2009

Key Executives for WhatsApp Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Age: 40
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

WhatsApp Inc. Key Developments

WhatsApp Inc. Presents at The Wall Street Journal’s annual technology conference, Oct-25-2016 01:35 PM

WhatsApp Inc. Presents at The Wall Street Journal’s annual technology conference, Oct-25-2016 01:35 PM. Venue: Montage, Laguna Beach, California, United States. Speakers: Brian Acton, Co-Founder, Jan Koum, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder.

Voys Integrates WhatsApp in Contact Centre Platform

Voys announced that it's integrated WhatsApp in its communications platform Voys One, for use in call centres. The system gives businesses real-time insight into use of WhatsApp by customer service agents and clients.

Cable & Wireless and WhatsApp Enter into Marketing Agreement

Cable & Wireless Communications Plc and instant messaging app WhatsApp Inc. have entered into a strategic marketing partnership to offer additional benefits for customers throughout the Caribbean region over the coming months. CWC's brands - Flow, BTC, and LIME - are currently the only officially authorized providers of WhatsApp data bundles in the Caribbean region. CWC also operates in Central America and Colombia.

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