Brian Acton — American Businessman born on December 29, 1972,

Brian Acton is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application which was acquired by Facebook Inc. in February 2014 for US$19 billion. He was formerly employed at Yahoo Inc... (wikipedia)

People want chat histories. They're a permanent testimony of a relationship.
My mom started an air-freight company; my grandmother built a golf course. I have a certain degree of entrepreneurial risk-taking in my family history. Maybe that eventually rubbed off on me a little bit.
Yes, I was a big math and computer geek, that's true. I was driven by the scholastic side of things. For me, it was all about what I could do with math and computers.
Dealing with ads is depressing. You don't make anyone's life better by making advertisements work better.
Your insurance broker has your telephone number, but your insurance broker doesn't have your Facebook ID. I think they are very different modes of communication. Commingling them can come with risk and peril.