Just over half of Americans (50.42 percent) who have used WhatsApp in the last six months are unaware that it’s owned by Facebook. This, my friends, is a pretty high figure. The research was carried out by DuckDuckGo, the privacy-protecting search engine. The same survey found that 56 percent of Americans who had used Waze, the navigation app, in the past six months didn’t realize Google owned it. Let’s have a look at a pie chart of the WhatsApp data, because who doesn’t love a pie chart? DuckDuckGo has carried out a similar survey before, finding out that 57 percent of…

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