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WhatApp

You Never Know Who Is On Flyertalk…

As most of you probably heard, WhatsApp was bought by Facebook for something like $1 trillion dollars (or $19 billion dollars if you are actually keeping track).

I was perusing through FlyerTalk the other day and came across this old post by Jan Koum (WhatsApp founder) in 2009 promoting his “new” iPhone app WhatsApp to the FlyerTalk community.

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travel-technology/952359-thoughts-about-my-free-iphone-app-whatsapp.html

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Of course only 1 person responded to his post in 2009, but in Sept 2013 (4 years later), he posted a follow up on the thread when his small iPhone app had something like 300 million users…

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After the Facebook acquisition was done, Jan posted again on the thread. Quite hilarious that his M&M award ticket was a major factor in getting the deal done…

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-Parag

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