News and Articles About WhatsApp
That's about $3 billion more than when the deal was announced for $19 billion back in February.
The landmark deal gives Facebook a strong foothold in the fast-growing mobile messaging market.
Chat away, pinners. Pinterest may be late to the game, but it's finally jumped on the messaging bandwagon.
Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform.
'There are only so many photos you're going to want to share with friends,' the CEO said during an earnings call. 'There's just a lot more people want to express.'
Everyone's out to change the world these days. While that's no walk in the park, it isn't always rocket science, either.
Venture capital's dirty little secret: investors don't like going it alone.
Rather than assuming that new users wish to share their feeds with the entire Internet, Facebook will now implement default sharing among 'Friends.'
So far in 2014, there have been three M&A deals larger than Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp.
Users might not be happy about needing another app, but the move could ultimately make Facebook Messenger a much more powerful tool.
Mark Zuckerberg is taking on Planet Earth by drone, laser and satellite, pledging to connect the 'whole world' to the Internet One new Facebook user at a time?
On the heels of WhatsApp's $19 billion acquisition by Facebook, the Chinese web titan dominated the latest round of fundraising for rival messaging platform Tango.
We ranked the apps that launched and received the most buzz in February.
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People are betting big on Candy Crush and WhatsApp, but some fear a social-gaming bubble is building.
The smartphone maker's comments come a week after Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the same price.
Outage of Facebook's pretty penny acquisition sent a swarm of 4.95 million users to messaging app Telegram.
With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind?
How the top venture capital firm had the last laugh -- all the way to the bank.
WhatsApp is all over the news for its $19 billion deal with Facebook. But most startups won't make it to that caliber and that's okay. Here are a few tips on how to survive and thrive.
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The social media juggernaut acquires the web-based messaging service in a stock and cash deal.
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