Casey Newton @CaseyNewton I write The Interface. Get it by email: bit.ly/2yTbZcK [email protected] | instagram: @crumbler Apr. 30, 2018 1 min read

This is a big deal

Jan Koum has always been a very inspirational figure to me, because selling his company for $19 billion only seemed to make him angrier at the world

What if he joins Brian Acton at the Signal Foundation, which was founded … exactly four years after they sold the company and all their stock options vested  https://signal.org/blog/signal-foundation/ 

The lasting insight of WhatsApp is that it doesn’t matter if your app has a dumb name, or looks terrible, or has fewer features than any of its competitors, as long as it helps Indian families say good morning  https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-internet-is-filling-up-because-indians-are-sending-millions-of-good-morning-texts-1516640068 


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