Facebook turned down WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton for a job in 2009

Posted Feb 19, 2014

In 2009, Brian Acton was a VP of engineering position at Yahoo! He applied for a job at Facebook only to be turned down. Now it looks like he will be hired at Facebook after the social network company acquired his mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion. How the tables have turned.
[Source: BI]