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Sequoia's Aaref Hilaly Says Messaging Apps Are A New Kind Of Social Network

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http://techcrunch.com – Investor Chamath Palihapitiya’s skeptical comments about the current wave of tech startups (comments that included a not-too-veiled dig at Snapchat), ended up fueling plenty of discussion at our Disrupt NY conference earlier this week. In fact, when I interviewed Sequoia Capital partner Aaref Hilaly backstage, Palihapitiya’s remarks provided a springboard for Hilaly’s take on messaging apps, including Sequoia-backed WhatsApp: To us, they’re a pretty significant change. We see a company like WhatsApp as reimagining the social network. And the way I think about it is, Wh (IT news)