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February 09, 2016 8:59 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.

3561 Homestead Road

Suite 416

Santa Clara, CA 95010

United States

Founded in 2009

Key Executives for WhatsApp Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Age: 39
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

WhatsApp Inc. Key Developments

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.

WhatsApp Inc. to Add Voice to Messaging Service

WhatsApp Inc. will soon be offering a voice service. The voice service will be deployed for Android and iPhones this spring, with Blackberry and Microsoft and Nokia phones coming later. WhatsApp currently has a voice function but only in note form. This new service will be live.

Facebook, Inc., WhatsApp Inc. - M&A Call

Facebook, Inc., WhatsApp Inc. - M&A Call

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