<
News + Analysen
News + Adhoc
Analysen
Kursziele
>
<
Unternehmen
Termine
Profil
>
<
zugeh. Wertpapiere
Strukturierte Produkte
>
27.02.2020 15:30:00

What's Zuckerberg's Priority for WhatsApp: User Security or Revenue?

WhatsApp recently crossed the 2-billion-user threshold. That's certainly an important milestone, but Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg shows a decided lack of urgency in having the messaging app contribute to the business monetarily.He disbanded the team creating an ad-supported ecosystem for the service and deleted the code it created; the WhatsApp blog subsequently affirmed that user security was of paramount concern. However, the two developments are not necessarily linked. You can have a secure site and run ads to generate revenue, though ads that follow you around the internet after using certain search terms can be unsettling. And Facebook is seemingly viewing them as not mutually exclusive.Still, can the social networking giant continue operating WhatsApp at a loss for the purpose of maintaining user privacy?Continue reading
Weiter zum vollständigen Artikel bei "MotleyFool"