Facebook has entered into an agreement to purchase whatsapp, the massively popular messaging client, for $16 billion in cash and stock facebook buys whatsapp. Facebook has entered into an agreement to acquire whatsapp, the popular messaging app, for $16 billion in cash and stock, according. Acquisition accelerates facebook’s ability to bring connectivity and utility to the world leading mobile messaging company will continue to operate independently and retain its brand whatsapp co-founder and ceo jan koum to join facebook board of directors menlo park, calif – february 19, 2014. Facebook and whatsapp getting the messages why mark zuckerberg’s social network is paying such a whopping sum for a messaging startup. In early 2014, facebook (fb) announced the acquisition of whatsapp for a jaw-dropping $19 billion in cash and stock. Facebook just made its boldest business move ever, buying the mobile-messaging service whatsapp in a deal worth some $19 billion in cash and stock tha.
Transcript for facebook buys whatsapp for $19 billion give it up to you a blockbuster tech deal facebook is gobbling up whatsapp for an eye-popping. Today’s collective gasp at the frothy valuations and pace of mobile transformation in the internet business comes courtesy of facebook the social network announced after the close of the market on wednesday that it has acquired mobile messaging service whatsapp for $19 billion. Now the messaging platform has been sold to one of the biggest aggregators of personal information, the founders need to be realistic about their future business model. Almost five years ago we started whatsapp with a simple mission: building a cool product used globally by everybody nothing else mattered to us today we are announcing a partnership with facebook that will allow us to. Facebook buys messaging app whatsapp in a deal worth $19bn (£114bn) in cash and shares.
Facebook buys whatsapp for $19 billion 01:29 story highlights facebook's major purchase might not change much for. Mobile messaging company whatsapp is to be purchased by the social media giant facebook in a $19 billion (£11 billion) deal, it was revealed last night. Facebook made a breathtaking move yesterday, buying messaging app whatsapp for $19 billion even for facebook, that's a staggering amount to pay for a company with estimated 2013 revenue of only $20 million it represents almost 10% of facebook's overall value — for a messaging app so in the. Facebook founder mark zuckerberg has released a statement explaining why his company has paid $19bn for mesaging service whatsapp here is the release in full.
Facebook buys whatsapp for $19 billion 01:29 story highlights facebook's major purchase might not change much for users the company shelled out $19. To understand facebook’s mind-boggling $19 billion acquisition of whatsapp, you have to understand the company’s fundamental terror of any fast-growing.
Facebook buys whatsapp in $19 billion deal - social media giant facebook buys mobile messaging company whatsapp for 19 billion dollars in a cash and stock deal, the largest acquisition by the mark zuckerberg-led firm so far that will give it a stronghold in the market for messaging. 2014-2-20 i don't like this move whatsapp is an app with a good messaging interface, used by almost everybody i know, and i trusted the developers because they cared about my privacy, i payed 099 a year for what i though was a good service, without ads and i didn't think they would sell my information with anybody. Facebook paid $19 billion for whatsapp, a start-up that has more than 450 million active users, but which drew surprisingly little in the way of buzz here are the raw numbers. Facebook inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup whatsapp for $19 billion in cash and stock, as the world's largest social network looks for ways to boost its popularity, especially among a younger crowd.
According to an early report from bloomberg news reporter sarah frier, facebook is set to buy whatsapp for $16 billion an sec filing confirms the acquisition for $4 billion in cash to whatsapp's security holders, along with $12 billion in facebook stock and an additional $3 billion in facebook. Facebook buys whatsapp for $19 billion, but overlooks 3 big problems facebook just bought whatsapp for $19 billion here are 3 big. Facebook is purchasing messaging giant whatsapp for $16 billion in cash and stock, according to a regulatory filing the deal is being cut for $12 billion in facebook shares, $4 billion in cash and an additional $3 billion in rsus for employee retention a termination fee is attached to the deal.
Facebook announced the purchase of the mobile messaging service whatsapp on wednesday, in a $19bn deal that represents the social. Whatsapp, the largest messaging service in the world, will now be under the command of facebook. Facebook ceo mark zuckerberg posted on his wall, explaining why he bought whatsapp. Whatsapp privacy has been questioned since news of facebook's $19 billion acquisition will owning data and controlling communication win out over privacy.