WhatsApp Job Listings Indicate a Move Toward Monetization

WhatsApp is seeking a product manager, monetization; product marketing manager, business; and public policy manager


Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in May that monetization of messaging application WhatsApp was not imminent, but things appear to have changed over the past couple of months.

Kurt Wagner of Recode discovered WhatsApp job listings for a product manager, monetization; product marketing manager, business; and public policy manager.

The listing for the product manager, monetization post, based at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., reads in part, “WhatsApp is seeking an exceptional individual to lead product development for our monetization efforts.

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