Facebook buys watsapp
When facebook acquired whatsapp four years ago, the number of messages being sent via the messaging platform was about a third of what. Facebook will buy mobile messaging company whatsapp in a us$19 billion (a $21 billion) deal, the companies announced today facebook. Facebook agreed yesterday to buy messaging service whatsapp for $19 billion in cash and stock, making it one of the largest acquisitions in. Facebook needs whatapp for its next billion users certainly that must be part if it and a cost of about $40 a user doesn't seem unreasonable,.
On february 19, 2014, we didn't know any of these things for sure so when facebook announced it would pay $19 billion to acquire whatsapp. According to an early report from bloomberg news reporter sarah frier, facebook is set to buy whatsapp for $16 billion an sec filing confirms. Facebook buys whatsapp in $19b cash/stock deal what will it mean for the popular messaging app. The biggest purchases however - including instagram, whatsapp, and in 2009, facebook bought friendfeed for $15 million in cash and.
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Facebook's decision to acquire whatsapp was widely discussed during the past days, with many users being impressed by the $16 billion that. Facebook says it has wrapped up its landmark $19 billion acquisition of whatsapp, a deal that was hashed out in mark zuckerberg's house. Eight months after announcing its intent to acquire messaging giant whatsapp, the deal has finally gone through facebook announced the.
In a surprising move (or probably not so surprising), facebook has bought whatsapp for $16 billion facebook will pay around $4 billion in cash and the rest of. In 2014, as facebook was secretly preparing to buy whatsapp for $19 billion, wired profiled founder jan koum this is the story of how he. In facebook's $19 billion purchase of whatsapp, the world's most billion is a breathtaking sum—it's the largest venture-backed acquisition in. Facebook is a social networking company that has acquired 71 other companies, including whatsapp the whatsapp acquisition closed at a steep $19 billion.
Facebook buys watsapp
Last night many of us went to bed with the news that facebook had bought whatsapp this is a sensational story that has sent shockwaves. Facebook just bought its way into the hands of a whole new user group with its whatsapp purchase. Facebook on thursday said it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire mobile messaging firm whatsapp for approximately $16 billion,. Hoefflinger believes the instagram acquisition is the reason facebook ultimately landed whatsapp, although for a much steeper price tag, and.
- Facebook on wednesday announced its intentions to acquire popular messaging app whatsapp in an initial cash and stock deal worth some.
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That was more than double the 450 million monthly active users (maus) that whatsapp had at the time of acquisition it's now been just over a. Facebook bought the mobile messaging service whatsapp for $19 billion on wednesday, marking the largest acquisition of a venture-backed. Facebook announced late wednesday that it has acquired messaging app whatsapp for $19 billion yes, that's billion, with a “b.